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The competitions I participate in have distances from 79 km to 483 km. Most over 160 km there is a stage race where we get water every 10-20 km and in addition there is a tent that we will live in the days the competition is going on. Food for 5 to 10 days, clothing and all other necessary equipment, we have to carry in your own backpack and in the pool during the winter.
The competition is on extremely remote areas with extreme weather conditions and day trips have lasted more than thirty hours. Equipment, shoes and clothing can not fail in these competitions as we do not have access to "spare parts" during the competitions.
To sleep best in a hammock, I have the following advice: Buy a long hammock in relation to your body, it is then easier to lie stretched and less pressure under the neck. Find a warm place if you do not use Traps During the night, wind and cold traits will affect […]Read More
"A breath-taking footrace through the Amazon Rainforest" Run, scramble and fight your way through 230km of remote jungle, journeying from cloud forest to Amazon basin I was initially going to Australia to take part in a race in May 2019 - but my participation was canceled due to illness. [...]Read More
Choosing running shoes to be used in rain, mud has similarities to Norwegian conditions especially in the fall. But during this race it was guaranteed that the shoe will be wet for six days. I picked out three pairs of running shoes that are well suited for the task.Read More
From lightweight down comforters to minimalist synthetic sleeping bags ... The start of the competition was up in the Andes for over 4,000 meters with temperatures down to freezing at night. In this area we had the opportunity to change equipment from a private drop bag before we disappeared down into the deep […]Read More
I was going to Peru to compete in the Jungle Ultra that runs through the Amazon rainforest. This was a full-stack stage race and the organizer had instructed us to bring a hammock with mosquito nets to protect against malaria mosquitoes and other insects. Tents were not applicable because of all the […]Read More
There was a bus transfer from Dubai to the desert where the race was to start. As a transport I chose to use Uber-offroad. With map coordinates as the only reference, there was some error-navigation before we arrived at a large tent camp. We were informed that this should be the camp […]Read More
In this type of race, some equipment is required and something that is recommended equipment. The organizer considers it necessary to be able to carry out the race in a safe manner. During the races, participants are checked to ensure that they have […]Read More
Al Marmoon Ultra Marathon is arranged in a desert area outside Dubai in the Emirates. The area where the race is organized has sand dunes that are ten meters high and it is difficult to navigate. There are three parallel races where the participants can choose between three distances, which follow the same path - but with different starting times: […]Read More
My favorite of the desert races is the "Iranian Silk Road Ultramarathon". High security with limited number of participants with high quality and local ownership. Tough competition with an alternative route that "everyone" can accomplish. The Dasht-e Loot has a beautiful and fascinating nature, including the plateau Gandom Beryan, the hottest spot on earth. This year's edition […]Read More
Culture and warmth would be an exciting framework for this "first edition" stage and ultrasound in India. The World Running Academy who organized the race had invited good runners to set a standard while getting the most publicity around the race. Visiting India I looked forward to experiencing [...]Read More