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Courtney Dauwalter starts as she finishes; as the best

Courtney Dauwalter and Raul Butaci have won the Transgrancanaria classic 126 kilometres race (6.804m+).

Daan Coenen is searching for his limits

Daan Coenen went from his first marathon to a 100k Fastest Known Time in a year. An interview about looking for limits.

Remi Bonnet takes over Jornet’s UTMB crown

Kilian Jornet is no longer king of the mountains. UTMB has updated their ranking and the new number one is Remi Bonnet.

Azumi and MacDonald win UTMB Tarawera

Konoka Azumi (Japan) and Adrian MacDonald (United States) have won the UTMB Tarawera Ultra Trail New Zealand 100 miles.

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Gear

Leki running poles; the breakable ones, a review

Okay, this is not going to be a happy review. How could it be? I just broke my second pair of Leki running poles.

Type

Running Poles

Brand

Leki

Model

Neotrail FX.One Superlite

Brooks Caldera 6, a review

Let’s talk shoes. Trail running shoes. Let’s talk about the Brooks Caldera 6, Brooks’ long-distance trail-running shoe.

Brand

Brooks

Model

Caldera 6

Weight

312g

Training with the Albon app, a review

To prepare for the Dolomiti Extreme Trail I used the Albon app. Yet I’m stopping with it. It is great, but not for me.

Type

Training App

Developer

Albon App AS

Size

4.2mb

Trail & Ultra races

Auge um Auge; a weird, but fun ultra trail run

It's dark, cold, I'm tired, lost, but somehow I'm having fun. This Auge um Auge ultra trail run is strange, but cool.

Race name

Auge um Auge

Place

Bonn

Country

Germany

Sulphur smells at the Seventh Seal

This was supposed to be my easy, long run; the Seventh Seal at Kullamannen. I’m afraid it’s not going to be painful.

Race name

UTMB Kullamannen

Place

Bastad

Country

Sweden

Trail des Fantomes; waves of energy

Highs and lows, downs and ups, the Trail des Fantomes was riding on physical and mental waves of energy. 

Race name

Trail des Fantomes

Place

La Roche-en-Ardenne

Country

Belgium

Nutrition for runners

You need iron to run

To transport oxygen to your muscles, you need red blood cells. Or to be precise Hemoglobin and Ferritin.

Problem

Anemia

Supplement

Iron

Symptoms

Tired, weak

Gear
Trail & Ultra Races
Nutrition

Gear

Leki running poles; the breakable ones, a review

Okay, this is not going to be a happy review. How could it be? I just broke my second pair of Leki running poles.

Type

Running Poles

Brand

Leki

Model

Neotrail FX.One Superlite

Brooks Caldera 6, a review

Let’s talk shoes. Trail running shoes. Let’s talk about the Brooks Caldera 6, Brooks’ long-distance trail-running shoe.

Brand

Brooks

Model

Caldera 6

Weight

312g

Training with the Albon app, a review

To prepare for the Dolomiti Extreme Trail I used the Albon app. Yet I’m stopping with it. It is great, but not for me.

Type

Training App

Developer

Albon App AS

Size

4.2mb

Trail & Ultra races

Auge um Auge; a weird, but fun ultra trail run

It's dark, cold, I'm tired, lost, but somehow I'm having fun. This Auge um Auge ultra trail run is strange, but cool.

Race name

Auge um Auge

Place

Bonn

Country

Germany

Sulphur smells at the Seventh Seal

This was supposed to be my easy, long run; the Seventh Seal at Kullamannen. I’m afraid it’s not going to be painful.

Race name

UTMB Kullamannen

Place

Bastad

Country

Sweden

Trail des Fantomes; waves of energy

Highs and lows, downs and ups, the Trail des Fantomes was riding on physical and mental waves of energy. 

Race name

Trail des Fantomes

Place

La Roche-en-Ardenne

Country

Belgium

Nutrition for runners

You need iron to run

To transport oxygen to your muscles, you need red blood cells. Or to be precise Hemoglobin and Ferritin.

Problem

Anemia

Supplement

Iron

Symptoms

Tired, weak

Editor's Choice

The Rise of the Ultra Runners, a review

I have a new favorite book; The Rise of the Ultra Runners by Adharanand Finn. Why? Because I just couldn't put it down.

A guide to UTMB Running Stones

How do you qualify for UTMB Mont-Blanc? You need 2 things: Running Stones and a UTMB Index registration. Here's a guide.

How to train as an ageing athlete

How to train as an ageing athlete? Do we have to change our training schedule? The answer is yes. Here is how.

Tapering improves running performance

9 days before my race. I’m tapering. Why? Because it improves running performance. But what is it and how to do it?

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He ran his 1st marathon October 2022, followed by his first 100k a year after, in search of his limit. Time to meet ultra runner Daan Coenen.

Daan Coenen is searching for his limits

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Kilian Jornet is no longer king of the mountains. UTMB has updated their ranking and the new number one is Remi Bonnet.

Remi Bonnet takes over Jornet’s UTMB crown

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Konoka Azumi (Japan) and Adrian MacDonald (United States) have won the UTMB Tarawera Ultra Trail New Zealand 100 miles.

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This weekend, February 17 and 18, the UTMB World kicks off with the Tarawera Ultra-Trail, in Rotorua, New Zealand.

UTMB World Series kicks-off with Tarawera ultra

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Can we still be good runners when we get old? Yes we can, discovers Richard Askwith, in his inspiring book The Race Against Time. A review.

The Race Against Time by Richard Askwith, a review

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Shoes

Brooks Caldera 6, a review

Let’s talk shoes. Trail running shoes. Let’s talk about the Brooks Caldera 6, Brooks’ long-distance trail-running shoe.

Brand

Brooks

Model

Caldera 6

Weight

312g

Apps

Training with the Albon app, a review

To prepare for the Dolomiti Extreme Trail I used the Albon app. Yet I’m stopping with it. It is great, but not for me.

Type

Training App

Developer

Albon App AS

Size

4.2mb

Accessories

Leki running poles; the breakable ones, a review

Okay, this is not going to be a happy review. How could it be? I just broke my second pair of Leki running poles.

Type

Running Poles

Brand

Leki

Model

Neotrail FX.One Superlite

Shokz OpenRun Pro, a review

My legs don’t want to run anymore, but they have to. Time for distraction, for a podcast. Time for my Shokz OpenRun Pro.

Type

Headphones

Brand

Shokz

Sort

Open-ear

Trail running with a Quiver, a review

Where do you leave your trail running poles, when you're not using them? In the Quiver. Does it work? Here's a review.

Type

Quiver

Brand

Salomon

Weight

36g

Shoes
Apps
Accessories

Shoes

Brooks Caldera 6, a review

Let’s talk shoes. Trail running shoes. Let’s talk about the Brooks Caldera 6, Brooks’ long-distance trail-running shoe.

Brand

Brooks

Model

Caldera 6

Weight

312g

Apps

Training with the Albon app, a review

To prepare for the Dolomiti Extreme Trail I used the Albon app. Yet I’m stopping with it. It is great, but not for me.

Type

Training App

Developer

Albon App AS

Size

4.2mb

Accessories

Leki running poles; the breakable ones, a review

Okay, this is not going to be a happy review. How could it be? I just broke my second pair of Leki running poles.

Type

Running Poles

Brand

Leki

Model

Neotrail FX.One Superlite

Shokz OpenRun Pro, a review

My legs don’t want to run anymore, but they have to. Time for distraction, for a podcast. Time for my Shokz OpenRun Pro.

Type

Headphones

Brand

Shokz

Sort

Open-ear

Trail running with a Quiver, a review

Where do you leave your trail running poles, when you're not using them? In the Quiver. Does it work? Here's a review.

Type

Quiver

Brand

Salomon

Weight

36g

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