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

The Monthly Mileage: March 2019 - 4 Tips on How to Prepare for Races, Including Video and a FREE Race Checklist!

The Monthly Mileage: March 2019 - 4 Tips on How to Prepare for Races, Including Video and a FREE Race Checklist!

Learn 4 tips for preparing for races - including videos of my nightly routine before major runs.

Plus you can grab your FREE pre-race checklist!

I’ve used these on the way to winning 100 mile and 100km races. And as part of my training in March, where I ran 1,066km (262 miles).

4 Tips to Improve Your Performance by Resting More - From A Month Where I Ran More than 1,000km!

4 Tips to Improve Your Performance by Resting More - From A Month Where I Ran More than 1,000km!

How did I use rest to maximise my performance in February? When I still ran more than 1,000km (630+ miles).

And what did I eat and drink to keep up with the physical demands?

Read my review of my running and nutrition in February 2019 to find out!

How I Stayed Focused During A 1,240km Month of Running - The Monthly Mileage: Jan 2019

How I Stayed Focused During A 1,240km Month of Running - The Monthly Mileage: Jan 2019

What techniques did I use to stay focused during a month where I ran more than 1,200km (760 miles)?

And what did I eat and drink to keep up with the physical demands?

Read my review of January 2019 to find out!

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

The Monthly Mileage: Nov 2018 - A 600Km Month with 2nd Place in a 50 Miler

The Monthly Mileage: Nov 2018 - A 600Km Month with 2nd Place in a 50 Miler

How much did I run in November 2018? And how much crap did I eat?

And what helped me achieve a 2nd place finish at the Wendover Woods 50 Miler? And then run a marathon the next day?

Find out in the Monthly Mileage blog for November 2018!

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.