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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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Coast to Kosci Race Report

Coast to Kosci Race Report By Coach Stephane Moulin I wasn’t going to write a race report as I thought that people wouldn’t be interested that much but after quite a few athletes asked me if I was here I go…. I thought long and hard about how to...

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Western States 100 Mile Race Report

By UP Coaching Athlete, Richard Bettles Note to self: “Do more down hill training next time you do Western States, your quads will thank you” Well at least I can say there could be a next time. Here is my WSER 100 race report A 100mile race...

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Chamonix 80km Race Report

By Coach Stephane Moulin Weather was un-seasonally hot – over 30 degrees in the valley planned for the day. Due to late now falls, the highest peaks were too snowed under and an alternate route was put in place – which resulted in confusion as...

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GPS Watches Demystified

GPS Watches Demystified By Coaches Stephane Moulin, Graham Hand and Brendan Davies There are a lot of running “smart” devices on the market and it is hard to make a choice sometimes…. One key attribute that some runners may be looking for is...

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UP Coaching Discount Codes

Occasionally these codes do expire. Please contact me if this occurs so it can be rectified. Gear Barefootinc Inc http://barefootinc.com.au Use online code: bdavies (10% discount) Or in person at the barefootinc shop, mention that I sent you for...

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The Importance of the Long Run

You’ve had a tough week; the kids have been keeping you up, it’s been raining all week and the hours at work have been long. You’ve had to skip the odd training session and so be it. Unfortunately this is the nature of life. But if there is one...

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