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Cycology: 5 Tips for doing a 250km Ultra by Atacama Crossing Finisher

Cycology: 5 Tips for doing a 250km Ultra by Atacama Crossing Finisher

May 23 2020   A Youtube interview with an Atacama Crossing alum. The Atacama Crossing is a 7-day, 250km ultra marathon across the desert. Richard Cheetham,a coach educator in triathlon, cycling, rugby and handball, will address the 5 keys aspects of ultramarathon training and preparation: physiological, technical, tactical, psychological and nutrition. Richard will shows how he overcomes his immense odds to finish the race.

SCMP - Ultra star Wong Ho-chung battles sweltering heat in epic 360km challenge around Hong Kong

SCMP - Ultra star Wong Ho-chung battles sweltering heat in epic 360km challenge around Hong Kong

May 18 2020   Wong Ho-chung runs 360km in 36 hours, over four days, unsure if he could hit his target, but that is what made the challenge interesting

lohud.com - Marathon runner runs 156 miles in 6 days to raise money for frontline workers

lohud.com - Marathon runner runs 156 miles in 6 days to raise money for frontline workers

May 01 2020   Anim Swart, a White Plains-based certified IRONMAN coach, was going to compete in the 2020 RacingthePlanet’s (RTP) Grand Slam Plus series of races on the deserts of five continents, but the competition was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Men's Health Korea

Men's Health Korea

Apr 03 2020    Men's Health Korea

EAST COAST RADIO: The extreme athlete who built a home for orphans in six days – without moving

EAST COAST RADIO: The extreme athlete who built a home for orphans in six days – without moving

Feb 27 2020    The extreme athlete who built a home for orphans in six days – without moving

CNN HEALTH: Sorry, hard core athletes, those electrolytes don't help as much as you may think

CNN HEALTH: Sorry, hard core athletes, those electrolytes don't help as much as you may think

Feb 26 2020    Ultramarathoners and other endurance runners take note: You can't rely on electrolyte sports drinks and supplements to keep essential salt levels in balance and prevent illness during and after these grueling races, according to a new study.

STORIES FROM THE RUN: Carrying Poo in the Australian Outback & Other Ultra Gems

STORIES FROM THE RUN: Carrying Poo in the Australian Outback & Other Ultra Gems

Feb 13 2020    Zandy Mangold talks to "Stories from the Run" about his first RacingThePlanet Ultra where he came last and how he progressed to coming 1st at the Atacama Crossing.

LAUFZEIT: The Sandman

LAUFZEIT: The Sandman

Feb 13 2020   Rafael Fuchsgruber, der Wüstenläufer. Der Athlet, Buchautor, Konzertveranstalter und Familienvater hat vor vielen Jahren das Laufen entdeckt.

THE BRIDGE: The Indian who dared to run ultramarathons across four deserts

THE BRIDGE: The Indian who dared to run ultramarathons across four deserts

Jan 30 2020   Among the very few Indian runners, who have dared the daunting challenge of 4 Desert run is Sumanth Cidambi from Bangalore.

THE SPORTSMAN: From Racing A Horse To Saharan Marathons - Fitness Events To Inspire You In 2020

THE SPORTSMAN: From Racing A Horse To Saharan Marathons - Fitness Events To Inspire You In 2020

Jan 02 2020   Similarly to the Marathon Des Sables, the Racing the Planet series sees athletes run a six-stage ultramarathon across six days if they can manage it.

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