This week’s club news focuses on the fast growing world of Ultra Running. An ultra-distance event is any race which exceeds the standard marathon of 26.2 miles and they often take participants to remote places and through difficult weather conditions. Distances can range from the most common 50k right up to 1000 miles. Their popularity with runners looking for the next challenge now means hundreds of thousands of people run them every year.
Six A&D runners were interviewed on their ultra running experiences in a rare insight into the inner workings of endurance running.