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Ultra Marathon Running (Ultra Sports)

  • 63 Pages
  • 1.10 MB
  • English

Rosen Publishing Group
Sports & Recreation, Marathon running, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children: Grades 2-3, Sports & Recreation - General, Runners (Sports), General, Biography, Juvenile liter
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8120390M
ISBN 100823935574
ISBN 139780823935574

Ultramarathon Man details Deans’ foray into ultra running and four ultra races: The Western States Endurance Run, the Badwater Ultra in Death Valley, the mile Relay in California, and the first sanctioned marathon ever run in Antarctica.

I enjoyed reading Ultramarathon /5().

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Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way: get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive handbook to running 30 to miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced and recognized athletes in the sport.

Hal Koerner is among America's best ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 /5(). The Sage Running Secret: A Guide to Speedy Ultras: How to run faster on any surface at any distance. by Sage Canaday with Sandi Nypaver.

Price: $ for eBook only; $ for eBook with training plans for 50K and mile to K goals. What it is: A short eBook containing self-described “golden nuggets of training wisdom.”. Dominating ultra marathons and races at altitude, he has redefined what is possible in running, astonishing competitors with his near-superhuman fitness and ability.

In Run or Die Kilian shares his passion, inviting readers into a fascinating world rich with the beauty of rugged trails and mountain vistas, the pulse-pounding drama of racing. After running a 2 stage ultra-marathon and going back to the reality of a stressful house move, I went to the book shop in the hope of finding a book that could take me to the places I find and look for in a long run.

This book was exactly what I wanted and it also helped me find some much needed perspective/5(60). This book details his running career—from his very first long run as a teenager to the race where he set the American record in the half marathon.

Author: Christine Bucher. After running a few marathons I got talked into running a 50k with a friend. Training for an ultra is a little different, and it probably pays to follow a plan for an ultra as opposed to just training for a marathon. This is a good book. Written for the serious runner who has little or no ultra experience/5().

So I bought this book in with dreams of running and ultra even though I'd only run a couple of half marathons. I ignored her warning that you can't start using the book unless you've already been running 25 miles/wk for a while. I figured I'd be running 25 miles a /5(). The closest I will ever get to an ultramarathon is reading this book.

To better simulate the all night running experience described in this book I thought I would try a sort of ultramarathon reading style. So in the tradition of Dean Karnazes here are the confessions of an all night reader.4/5. ULTRA magazine is the UK’s first printed magazine centred on ultra long-distance running.

It celebrates the ultra community – runners, friends, families, volunteers and race organisers – giving space for people to share their adventures with others, their successes and failures, their stories and exploits, their words and pictures, via a.

At The Ultra Journey our typical runner sets a minute P.B. in months and finishes with a smile. We achieve this through offering detailed run training plans and personal run coaching to trail and ultra runners worldwide.

What is contained within the book however is pure gold if you like running ultra marathons or are looking to do your first ultra. Running and Stuff by James Adams James is a lunatic, he looks like one, acts like one and runs like one.

Actually he is a bloody nice bloke and yet he still manages to knock out amazing ultra marathons in the UK and. Whether you are already an ultramarathon runner, or someone who is about to embark on the challenge, The Ultramarathon Guide: A Simple Approach To Running Your First Ultramarathon, is a book that can help you realize your dreams/5(42).

Welcome to our specialist ultra running store - based in the UK, we deliver worldwide to you with express delivery options. The latest niche trail running equipment, clothing, gear and nutrition products that can offer a technical benefit to the training and racing of serious trail and ultra marathon runners.

You can focus on what gets us from the couch to the trail and what transforms us from running a mile race to a mile ultra marathon. This focus is psychological. This focus is our mental strength. It’s our mental strength that keeps our legs moving when the body tries shutting down.

Serving a loyal market of long-distance runners sinceUltraRunning magazine has long been established as “the voice of the sport”. Containing comprehensive and informative articles about all aspects of the sport of ultramarathoning, UltraRunning is a must.

Name of the book – Ultra-Marathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner. Author – Dean Karnazes. Number of pages – Genre – Marathon, ultra-marathon, Sports. Check the latest price on Amazon. About the author. Dean Karnazes is an American ultra-marathon runner and is known for running miles in 80 hours and 44 minutes without.

Thank you for the helpful advice. I plan on running my first mile ultra in and will pick up your book this weekend. The Marji Gesick in the UP of MI looks appealing. Any personal advice (I have only run 4, mile marathons- and finished all).

Book: RUN. In his follow-up to the best-selling Ultra-Marathon Man, world-renowned ultra marathoner Dean Karnazes chronicles his unbelievable exploits and explorations in gripping detail; Karnazes runs for days on end without rest, across some of the most exotic and inhospitable places on earth, including the Australian Outback, Antarctica, and the back alleys of New Jersey.

When it comes to nutrition, you have to practice ultramarathon fueling plan time and time again to make sure it truly works for you. Here’s how to start: Find your caloric intake baseline.

It’s commonly stated that running burns approximately calories per mile. It’s important to note the “approximate” clause in that statement. week mile ultra-marathon training schedule In a mere 16 weeks you can be ready for a miler.

This schedule is ideal for busy runners looking to take on an ultra. If you have completed a marathon or two, you can--in 16 weeks--add an ultramarathon to your running resume.

Really. "In South Africa, 14, runners each year enter the Comrades Marathon. 5 Wolfgang Olbrich's Ultra Marathon Training. There are quite a few plans in 'Ultra Marathon Training', and these are the main reason for buying the book in my opinion.

.) There are plans for 50K and K which you'd expect, but it's unusual to see plans for timed events at 6, 12, & 24 hours, as well as multiday events. Marathon and ultramarathon running. Goggins attempted to enter the Badwater Ultramarathon as a fundraiser, but was told by organizers that he needed to enter another ultramarathon first; as the Badwater is an invitational event.

InGoggins entered the San Diego One Day, a hour ultramarathon held at Hospitality Point in San Diego. An ultra-marathon is any race that’s longer than a standard marathon, typically between 50 kilometres (31 mi) and kilometres (62 mi), though some races go up to miles ( km).

Some ultra-marathons are based on time, rather than distance: you will have a certain number of hours to cover as much distance as you can%(53). Running an ultra marathon is a massive undertaking.

Simplicity is essential, especially for first-timers, but learning from those who have accomplished that which you seek (and more) can have a monumental impact on your approach and mindset. Level up your endurance training with these books.

Nepal hosts several ultramarathon races, including the Annapurnathe Kanchenjunga Ultra Marathon Trail Running Race and the Everest Ultra. Running a total of 1, km in a bit more than 24 days, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel set a new fastest known time during March for.

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Dean Karnazes (English: / k ɑː r ˈ n ɛ ˈ z ɪ s / car-NEH-zis; born Constantine Karnazes; Aug ), is an American ultramarathon runner, and author of Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner, which details ultra endurance running for the general public.

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[Chris Hayhurst] -- Examines the world of exceptionally long running races and the athletes who run them. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Chris Hayhurst.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:. The book told the story of the Copper Canyons ultra marathon and the Tarahumara, while promoting the endurance running hypothesis, arguing that humans left the forests and moved to the savannas by developing the ability to run long distances in order to .This writing is excerpted from The Trail Runner’s Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, From 5Ks to Ultras, by Trail Runner contributing editor Sarah Lavender book offers extensive information on developing trail-specific skills, adapting your training for ultra distances and reaching goals on race day.Eat & Run - Scott Jurek (with Steve Friedman) Scott's life story with Vegan recipes, training tips and ultramarathon race history harmoniously interwoven.

Running on a Dream - Pat Farmer (by Ian Eckersley) The story of Pat Farmer's catalogue of incredible world record breaking endurance feats before he ran from Pole to Pole.