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The Beginners Guide to Packing an Ultramarathon Drop Bag

The Beginners Guide to Packing an Ultramarathon Drop Bag


If you're new to the ultramarathon world, chances are the concept of packing

If you're new to the ultramarathon world, chances are the concept of packing

What To Pack For Your First Ultra Marathon

Pat running

Christine 100 mile ultra marathon

There are pros and cons to running and racing on a short looped ultramarathon (as opposed to a point to point or out and back) course. Hopefully the tips I ...

Race Tips

What are your top tips for other ultrarunners?

The Beginners Guide to Packing an Ultramarathon Drop Bag | UltraMarathon Training & Racing Tips | Ultra marathon, Ultra marathon training, Trail Running


I'm sure there are other comfort items and amenities that you might want to add to your ultramarathon checklist, depending on your race and support team.

The Ultra Marathon Aid Station Beginners Guide // Long Run Living

... Challenge: Train For An Ultra Marathon In Less Than 2 Years Like Ben Parkes

Jim Walmsley - 2016 Lake Sonoma 50 Mile

ultra marathon fueling

Packing for an ultra marathon can be scary! You're out there for so long, what do you need to bring without weighing yourself down?

If the course is tricky or if you are nervous about zoning out and missing that flag on a turn, also tuck in a copy of the course and aid stations.

Tomorrow I will take on one of my most hated challenges ever- PACKING. And not just any kind of packing…the worst kind of packing…packing for my 100 miler.

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Quick Guide: Ultra Marathon Race Day Morning

Aravaipa Running

fitness travel packing

Best for: Heavy-packing run-commutes

My race day kit prior to the North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Miler last year.

Whether it's a 50k run or a multi-stage race, these trainers will cope with the terrain

Trail running race vest

The Top 10 Ultramarathon Training Tips

How do you pack your gear for races?

At 12 noon on 16th February me, my good wife Susan and 127 others stood on the start line with no idea of how long we were going to be running for.

Part 1: Equipment Tips for the Ultramarathon Runner

Running near Aspen Corner. Photo by Kristin Wilson.

In the pack, I carried some band aids, BodyGlide powder, and my cell phone. On the Nathan water-bottle pouch, I carried a container of salt tablets and my ...

Photo: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons ultramarathon running tips training

Power, cadence and recovery are all to be considered when deciding on which watch is

The Ultra Marathon Aid Station Beginners Guide // Long Run Living

Mimi has run ultras all over the World, holds 3 World Records, has run the 1957km long Freedom Trail in South Africa and is the only female ever to complete ...

The Super Quick Fire Questions

How to Plan and Run a Successful First-Time 100-Mile Ultra

Journey to 100K: An overview of gear, shoes and more | Running Shoes Guru

... at a particular mile marker that you will have access to later in the race. Have your drop bag prepared, hand it in before your pre-race meeting, ...

Women's 100 mile winner Colleen Lingley. Photo by Kristin Wilson.

Running Marathon With Bags

ultra marathon race day gear

Kilian Jornet running in the lead at Sierre-Zinal, followed by a live-broadcasting cameraman. Photo by Damien Rosso.

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The post 50-Mile Ultramarathon: Race Day Tips appeared first on Team Athletic Mentors.

Starting lines: The Westminster 10K takes place on July 15

Surviving your first 50 mile race — RunningandStuff. "

V3K Finish

The Toughest Multi-Day Sand Ultra In The World?

Mark Kearney running along coastal path with lighthouse behind him.


This is the pack I used for the TP100 sweep


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Pine to Palm - Running with Erik at mile 53ish

Veteran marathoner Michael Cartwright, 60, goes for a training run in Yuen Long,


... a perpetual race day puzzle and sometimes a particular puzzle piece, like the final one, is rarely ever noticed until its needed most. A checklist will ...

Ma wearing the best running hydration vest

It's all about grip and garish colours out on the trails

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Running around Moke Lake in Queenstown, New Zealand

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3 Factors To Consider Before Returning To The Start Line

Abi clearly having too much fun

Event Details

All the kit you need for your next ultra

Ultimate Direction WASP is a popular lightweight pack

Running Shoes

Ultrarunning race vest

Perfect running moments don't always need perfect training.

My favorite trick when it comes to securing your foot within the shoe is called the Lace-Lock, which I learned from Pete at Black Mountain Running Co.

Key dates

In addition to drinking Tailwind in my UltrAspire hydration pack, I'll also be enjoying these tasty treats. (By mile 80, this stuff will look as tasty as a ...


My First Hundred Miler

Keith is an incredibly experienced ultra runner, organizer of the Grand Union Canal Ultra (145 mile non-stop ultra from Birmingham to London) and also now ...