Welcome to the Harrier How To… Run An Ultra Guide. Do you have an ultra marathon in your sights? Whether you’re upping your distance, or training for a more technical mountain challenge, we’ve put together all the tips, tricks, strategies and tools you need in one handy pack.
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This pack contains three great modules full of downloadable and interactive resources that will support you as you get closer to race day.
We've teamed up with the awesome Dan Summers and Ronnie Staton who between them have a wealth of experience of running and supporting ultras.
Read more about Dan and Ronnie here…
To go with this guide, we hosted an online session with Ronnie where he shared some great tips and advice from his coaching and ultra running experience. You can watch the video of the session here
Why this particular event?
When is the event? Do you have sufficient time to train and taper?
Supported / Unsupported
Do you want a support crew? If so, does this event allow you to bring your own crew?
Is the course marked / not marked? Will you be required to navigate?
Are there cut-off times for the event? Will you realistically achieve these?
Is the event on mountains or technical terrain that require special skills?
Where is the event? Is travel / accommodation easily available? Are there any travel restrictions?
Download Your Tailored Ultra Checklist
Everyone is different, so we’ve put together a few different checklist options for people. If you are doing your first ultra, upping your distance or taking on a more technical mountain challenge, we’ve got a checklist to suit you.
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