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This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Drop Bag Preparations”, please leave it below in the comments section… You can think of drop bags as something like ring buoys. The various gear, food and supplements packed into them can save you from “drowning” when… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Pacing Your Runner”, please leave it below in the comments section… An ultrarunner’s crew is generally expected to carry out his support role during pit stops. There is one particular task however that will require a crew… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “How to Crew for Your Runner”, please leave it below in the comments section… There is a group of people who are just as much a part of an ultramarathon and play a crucial supportive role. They… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Tips for Aid Station Use”, please leave it below in the comments section… Aid stations are the oases along an ultramarathon course. They don’t just provide respite for the physical difficulties. They could be a much needed… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Running Downhill”, please leave it below in the comments section… There are quite a few ultramarathon events that involve hills. When faced with such an obstacle the natural tendency is to run going up and take a… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Hill Training Is Possible Even Without Hills”, please leave it below in the comments section… When ultramarathon events like those in Leadville and Vermont are mentioned, one of the first things that probably spring up in a… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Using Magnetic Therapy for Your Injuries”, please leave it below in the comments section… Ultrarunning is so difficult that athletes who are into it acknowledge that acute and chronic injuries are an unavoidable part of the sport.… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Different Types of Stretching Techniques”, please leave it below in the comments section… To stretch or not to stretch is certainly a question most ultrarunners ask. Unfortunately, there isn’t one definitive answer to this question. And the… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Know if You Need Sport Orthotics”, please leave it below in the comments section… Runners, especially those who take part in ultrarunning, spend more time on their feet than any other athlete. This alone makes ultrarunners more… read more

  Maximize Your Triathlon Viewing Experience… Let’s face it… …from the swim to the bike to the run to the transitions to the pre and post-race area, “spectatholoning” is hard and sometimes complex work. It’s why at the end of the day, you’ll hear many triathlon spectators sigh and say, “That seemed as hard as… read more


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