Saturday, 3 January 2009

The blog of an ultramarathon runner

What is an Ultramarathon?

An ultramarathon (also called ultra distance) is any sporting event involving running longer that the traditional marathon length of 42.195 kilometres or 26.2188 miles.

In general, there are two distances commonly run of 50 km and 100 km but now the sport is entering the mainstream organisers are now creating some great runs including nocturnal, multi-stage events, mountain races and trail versions

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