fbpx

Tag: ultramarathon

Lee Brace

Interview with Lee Brace

Lee Brace was not a runner and not your average building surveyor. Following a health scare in 2016 (which turned out to be trivial) he started training for the 3 Peaks Challenge by walking. Walking bored him, so he jogged in hiking boots and became a runner. In 2019, he went big by running his…
Read more


12/08/2020 0
Chris Toddington

Interview with Chris Toddington

Chris is a very keen plodder and ultrarunner. He has been running on and off for 16 years, only taking it seriously from 2014 when he took over a friends place for a local half marathon. He had no prior long distance in his legs. He is a National Running Show Ambassador and writes some…
Read more


18/12/2019 0
2019 Saltmarsh Ultra

Saltmarsh Ultramarathon 2019 Race Report

5 October 2019 The race director counted down and shouted “Go!” I quickly maintained the 9:00 per mile pace I wanted. Runners were soon strung out along the grassy trail. I briefly spoke to a competitor with an American accent, who had previously run a 50k race. His predicted time was several hours quicker than mine.I passed through…
Read more


09/10/2019 0
My 2019 Running Goals - Grounded Runner

My 2019 Running Goals

My focus for 2019 is consistent, progressive, endurance-based and injury-free running.


02/01/2019 0
Book Review of RUN! (2011) by Dean Karnazes

Outlasting Ultra Pain for Great Causes

Discover the incredible runs “Karno” has completed and the reason his pain is worth experiencing.


05/12/2018 0
Running Up That Hill by Vassos Alexander

Solutions to the Uphill Battle of Ultramarathons

Read more about the ultramarathon exploits of British radio personality Vassos Alexander in his book ‘Running up that Hill’.


28/11/2018 0
Lee Grantham

3 Training Principles from Ultramarathoner Lee Grantham

Read Lee Grantham’s 3 training features of his ultramarathon success.


25/09/2018 0
Never Wipe Your Ass with a Squirrel (2013) by Jason Robillard

Mitigating the Challenges of Ultramarathons

Read my book review of Jason Robillard’s unorthodox ultramarathon guide ‘Never Wipe Your Ass with a Squirrel’.


13/12/2017 1
Finding Ultra (audiobook) by Rich Roll

An Ultra Transformation

Discover Rich Roll’s remarkable journey from chronic alcoholic and overweight lawyer to one of the fittest men alive.


09/12/2017 0
The Extra Mile by Pam Reed with Mitch Sisskind

Tackling Anorexia with Ultrarunning

Read my audiobook review of ultrarunning legend Pam Reed’s autobiography ‘The Extra Mile’.


02/12/2017 1
'Running and Stuff' by James Adams

Embracing the Fear of Ultramarathons

Read the down-to-earth story of James Adams, an ultramarathon from Britain, who authored ‘Running and Stuff’.


25/11/2017 3

Expert Advice from Ultrarunner Lisa Tamati

Read what I extracted from Lisa’s extraordinary ultrarunning adventures detailed in her book ‘Running to Extremes’.


30/09/2017 0

Book Review: Marathon Man by Rob Young

Read my book review of ‘Marathon Man’ by Rob Young and discover the astonishing feats of endurance he accomplished.


02/09/2017 2

Book Review: ‘Finding Gobi’ by Dion Leonard

Read my book review of ‘Finding Gobi’ by Dion Leonard and discover his incredible running adventure with his small dog.


02/08/2017 1