What are the top 10 Fastest Known Time routes in the UK?
How can you prevent cramp this summer!
What’s the best food for long races?
Is a 45k race an ultra?

Find out in my Q&A series, answering all your trail & ultra running questions. (Scroll down for links to all the books, gear and other films I mention)

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Support Wild Ginger Running on Patreon and gain entry to my monthly competition! This month (June 2019) £300 worth of Salomon kit, and Light Up U LED lights worth £100 Bringing the grand total to £400 worth of trail running goodies! https://www.patreon.com/WildGingerRunning

I came across this awesome website, Fastest Known Time. It’s a fantastic source of info for FKTs all over the world. https://fastestknowntime.com/

US ultra runner John Kelly’s great blog about his Grand Round shortly after moving to Bristol http://www.randomforestrunner.com/2019/05/seeking-grand-challenges/

Isle of Man Coast path that I plan to run mid-July, Raad ny Foillan. https://www.visitisleofman.com/things-to-do/activities/walking-and-hiking/raad-ny-foillan-coastal-footpath

How to plan a trail running route, a film powered by Bridgedale socks https://youtu.be/E2-56UMd5qY


My fave Bridgedale socks
UK https://amzn.to/2KGpq4S
USA https://amzn.to/2F1c9zU

Salomon S-Lab 5-set pack for shorter or less remote runs
UK https://amzn.to/2KDUrq4
USA https://amzn.to/2WWpFiF

Nutrition films
DIY energy balls recipe https://youtu.be/xz0fwlDsqao

17 long distance food ideas https://youtu.be/DOmd5Jg7z9U

Easiest trail mix ever https://youtu.be/2WWmq7aWHs4


Petzl Bindi
UK https://amzn.to/2WoEcPX
USA https://amzn.to/2KbyfEe


Petzl Reactik+
UK https://amzn.to/2F4kxyW
USA https://amzn.to/2WWpIuJ

Interview with Dragon’s Back Race completer and Welsh TV presenter Lowri Morgan https://youtu.be/Atfvl2eScdo