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Battling the post-UTA slump

By Coach Graham Hand and Gemma Holly A couple of weeks after UTA and the post-run high has well and truly worn off. It might be quite a while until your next big race, and even though you know you’re physically fit, you’re struggling to run even...

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Trouble Shooting for UTA

UP Coaching Coach Wes Gibson puts on his coaching hat and tells us how to best prepare, plan and troubleshoot for the UTA events. Your training has been planned perfectly for your goals, lifestyle and ability level. You have hit every session...

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Mind Management for Ultras

Ultra Mind – Mind Management for Ultras By Stephane Moulin The sun is high, you reach a lookout, the sky is blue, the breeze is cooling you off, the views are outstanding , birds are chirping, you’re feeling great. WAKE UP! This is what we all...

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Marnie Ponton Interview

Coach Brendan interviews 2017 Women’s Six Foot Track Marathon Champion Marnie Ponton.

If you would like UP Coaching to help you towards your next running goal, acquiring the support of a qualified and experienced Coach like Brendan is the first step.

Contact Head Coach Brendan at to discuss your coaching options.

Running Technique

Head  Coach Brendan gives us his basic principles around the topic of Running Technique. Please see attached document. Running Technique If you would like UP Coaching to help you towards your next running goal, acquiring the support of a...

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Hill Running

UP Coaching Coach Graham Hand gives us some great tips on how to tackle the ‘Ups and Downs’ of Hill Running in Trail Events like Ultra-Trail Australia. Please see attached document. Hill Running by Graham Hand If you would like UP...

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Why the 50 Is Not Just the 50

UP Coaching Coach Darryl Johnson tells us what’s really special about the Ultra-Trail Australia 50km event and why it should never be seen as ‘just’ the 50k 🙂 “I’m just doing the 50.” “I’m not mad enough to try and run 100km.”...

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