Healthy places to eat in Chamonix

You’ve spent months training & treating your body as a temple preparing for the UTMB, the last thing you want to do is fill it with junk. Check out the best places to eat healthily in Chamonix

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Energy pancakes with protein powder

Tasty, delicious and easy to make. These energy pancakes are full of natural ingredients to keep your energy levels up in ultra races. Add some protein powder to for some additional goodness .

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Millet and Lentil Loaf - Savoury Ultra Food

If you’re looking for a savoury alternative to sugary gels and drinks on long runs these millet and lentil bars are ideal. Full of carbohydrates and protein they will power you through to the finish line

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Gowborrow Fell

Wainwrights climbed: Gowbarrow Fell Distance: 4.5miles Elevation: 1365ft Our first Wainwright climbed together and a nice easy one to start off with. Just a short 4.5 mile route that included taking in Aira Force. Prices at the National Trust car park are a little on the steep side so something to remember if you use …

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UTMB 2016 Finish

10 bits of kit that I took with me during the race that helped make things slightly easier. This list could apply to any ultra marathon, not just the UTMB.

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Black Diamond Carbon Z Pole Review

Lightweight, strong and fold away for easy storage. Beautifully made but pricey. Highly recommended for events such as UTMB.

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UTMB 2016

The UTMB is 170km with 10,00m of ascent that starts and finishes in Chamonix. It is considered one of the toughest ultra-marathons in the world. This is my 2016 race report.

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Footcare for Runners

As runners it’s important that we look after out feet. This guide will give you everything you need to know so you can take care of your feet.

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How to start a running blog

So you love to run? I bet you also love reading running blogs don’t you? I’m sure people keep telling you to start a blog. This simple 3 step guide will get you up and running in no time. Start blogging today!

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The Nao is Petzls top of the line headtorch complete with reactive lighting technology and a 575 lumen beam. It’s an expensive piece of kit but is it worth the money or are there better options out there?

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