There’s running, and then there’s ultra running…

Posted on April 6, 2012 by

If the odd marathon just isn’t enough for you anymore, then what else is there?

In this video Shirley Thompson, organiser of the annual UVU Jungle Marathon, a 240km staged race in the bowels of the Amazon Jungle, explains how she discovered the thrill of ultra running. And she proffers her personal insights into the preparatory and dietary factors, and just as importantly, the specialist equipment necessary to excel as an ultra marathon runner within such a challenging environment.
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