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49 Inspiring Quotes that Will Put You on the Path to Successful Ultra-Running

49 Inspiring Quotes that Will Put You on the Path to Successful Ultra-Running

Sometimes you read lots of advice, tips and information but it just doesn’t sink in.

And sometime a quote can be a powerful motivation for you to push past a roadblock or a plateau that you’re facing in training and racing.

Here are 49 of the most inspiring quotes that can be applied to ultra-running

Improve Your Ultra-Running with These 5 Shorter Sessions

Improve Your Ultra-Running with These 5 Shorter Sessions

Including higher quality, shorter training sessions can improve your ultra-running performance significantly.

In this article I explain…

  • My definition of a ‘quality’ session

  • Why ‘quality’ training sessions are important for ultra-runners

  • 5 different types of training sessions - including examples of how to do them

6 Simple Steps to Create A Race Strategy - And Get A Free Pre-Race Checklist

6 Simple Steps to Create A Race Strategy - And Get A Free Pre-Race Checklist

A race strategy can significantly improve your race performances. And it takes just a few minutes to create.

This article gives you:

  • The benefits of creating a race strategy

  • 6 things to include in your race strategy

  • A FREE pre-race checklist

Could A High Fat, Low Carb (Keto) Diet Improve Your Running Performance?

Could A High Fat, Low Carb (Keto) Diet Improve Your Running Performance?

What are the benefits of a high-fat, low-carb (keto) diet for ultra-runners?

Will a keto diet help you achieve your running goals?

And what are the specific foods that I use when training and racing on a keto diet?

Focusing on the Future, Not on Failure - A Review of My World Record LEJOG Attempt

Focusing on the Future, Not on Failure - A Review of My World Record LEJOG Attempt

What went wrong (and right) in my attempt to run more than 800 miles in 9 days?

How am I using my failure to look at the future in a positive way?

Plus, what’s next in my ultra-running diary?

7 Steps to Manage Pre-Race Nerves and Improve Your Performance

7 Steps to Manage Pre-Race Nerves and Improve Your Performance

Have pre-race nerves impacted your race performance?

Or have you pulled out of a race because you felt so anxious?

Then read these 7 tips to help you recognise, manage and use nerves to improve your performance.

25 of the Best Articles from 2018 to Improve Your Performance

25 of the Best Articles from 2018 to Improve Your Performance

Improve your performances by reading some of the best articles from 2018.

This summary covers information for training, racing, psychology, nutrition and inspirational stories

Grand Raid des Pyrénées Ultra Race Review - 164km Long, 10,300 Metres of Climbing

Grand Raid des Pyrénées Ultra Race Review - 164km Long, 10,300 Metres of Climbing

The Grand Raid des Pyrénées Ultra is one of the toughest races in the world - 164km long with 10,300 metres of elevation - that’s 2,000 metres more than Everest!

Patrick Kingston completed the Grand Raid des Pyrénées Ultra in 2018 - Read his review, including some tips for preparing for your own ultra.