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
Maharaja Ultra Marathon
Seven days a bag of equipment, food, sleeping bag and clothing, 250 km through an Indian desert with extreme heat, high humidity and dangerous sandstorms.
A competition that would be carried out for the first time, in a period when it is too hot for local workers to work. In addition, the military rescue agency believed that it was not feasible.
The organizer contributes a tent to sleep in, checkpoint with water supply every 10-20 km - as well as safety involving ambulances, two doctors and cars with necessary assistant crew.
Food for six days, clothing and all other necessary equipment we must carry in our backpack without access to "spare parts" during the competition.
You are alone, and in seven days you will do yourself with what is in your backpack, through an irreplaceable desert. Equipment, shoes and clothing can not fail in this type of competition. This type of stage race includes several important elements: Running, nutrition, clothing, hiking and expedition equipment for extreme conditions. With [...]Read More
When choosing clothing, it is important to think that the choices made will be on the body for seven days in extreme heat, out in a desert without shower and washing facilities. In addition, there are cacti, bushes with thorns and a sack that rubs both [...]Read More
In front of a race, most people have a lot of focus on shoes and I'm no exception. I had seen a pair of new shoes from Altra that I wanted to run in the desert race India. But the skiing from Altra did not come to Norway before I was leaving, so with [...]Read More