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How To Run An Ultra: Module 3

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.

Welcome to Module 3

In this section we’ll be covering race plans, drop bags, helping you identify your rules of failure, sharing recovery tips and talking about race reflection.

Race Plan

Running an ultra - especially events involving crews and pacers - can quickly become a logistical nightmare even before your feet toe the startline! Don’t worry! Our comprehensive race plan has you covered.

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Flat Lay 1, 2, 3

Our Race Vest Flat Lay infographic is a great reference guide when packing for your race.

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Drop Bag Tips

In this short video, Dan shares his top tips for drop bags. From what type of bag to choose and some crucial items to pack, to how to fit it all in - he covers it all.

Identify your “Rules of Failure”

No one wants a DNF, but as Ronnie shares in this article - thinking in advance about situations where you would end your race can be the extra motivation you need to push through to the finish line!

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How To Recover From An Ultra

You’ve done it! You’ve finished your race and collected your medal (or buckle!) - well done! What’s next? Dan shares his expert tips on how to maximise your recovery.

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Race Reflection

Crossing that finish line isn’t the end of the journey. Ronnie shares his thoughts on race reflection and how this can help you prepare for your next event.

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