Injuries in trail and ultramarathon running can put a damper on the stoke, and unfortunately are common to find. Most runners suffer some kind of injury every year. With every mile, our muscles are breaking down while hopefully on their way to getting stronger. Sometimes, they break down too much though, and lead to one of the injuries discussed below.
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Where there used to be an “off season” in the winter, there are now heavily sponsored world-class 50k races and marathons. However, in order to continue grow as athletes, there must be rest and recovery. Our bodies are remarkable machines and have many ways they communicate with us. Here is how to know what your body is saying, and how to react.
DNF – or Did Not Finish – are three dreaded letters that no runner wants to carry. Throughout this article, we will explore the common causes for a DNF, why they happen, and how you can avoid them becoming an obstacle to the finish.
As humans, our minds love routine. Breaking the running routine can take its mental toll. You’ve spent the last um-teen weeks training hard, accomplishing new milage each week and crushing workouts, and then, it starts going backward. That lack of feel-good endorphins and new weekly accomplishments can take a mental toll and cause taper week to feel dreadful.
The highs and lows of this race will be extreme, whether geographical, physical, or emotional. With this turn by turn guide, we hope to provide an extra resource for you to visualize what that day will have in store, and position yourself for the success that awaits back at 6th and Harrison.
Preparing for a race takes time. There are lots of moving parts that need to be managed in order for the day to go as smoothly as possible. Using the experiences of athletes and coaches, we’ve put together this list for you to ease the mental stress and keep everything on track so that your can have your best race yet!