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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.
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
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.
Feb 27 2020 The extreme athlete who built a home for orphans in six days – without moving
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.
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.
Jan 30 2020 Among the very few Indian runners, who have dared the daunting challenge of 4 Desert run is Sumanth Cidambi from Bangalore.
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.