50km Ultra Trail Marathon Nutrition Report

Dave Troman (left), receiving his 2nd place prize,  a pair of Hoka One One from Eóin Lennon (centre) and Race Director Charles Sproson from Mountain Run (right) I took a slightly more prescribed approach to my nutrition for this race. Normally, in an ultra marathon, I wouldn’t like to predict how my stomach would cope…

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Ultra Running pre-race build up

I recently completed the Hardmoors 55 as part of my training programme for the Lakeland 100 and the following is an insight into my on-going attempts to improve my hydration and nutrition strategy. What ever your discipline and distance I think there are interesting points you could apply to your own hydration and nutrition strategy…

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Hardmoors 55 Race Nutrition Report

When planning my race strategy, my starting point was the checkpoints where we were allowed drop bags. This is important for a couple of reasons; firstly, it means I can reduce the amount of personal nutrition that I have to carry for the race and secondly, it means that I can have access to my…

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How I plan my Ultra Running training – Dave Troman

There are many different ways to go about this and these are simply my own thoughts on this subject and give a little insight into how I go about my planning process. My basic training is split into easy, medium and hard weeks which I shuffle around to give a blend of quality training and…

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Ultra Running personal nutrition tips – Dave Troman

Basics As a distance runner I like to maintain a light weight frame while maintaining lean muscle, I also want to eat a healthy and balanced diet to ensure that I can still enjoy running into my retirement and not just for the next few years! I can’t tell anyone how much to eat or…

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Dave Troman – Ultra Runner

A bit about me. I have been running competitively for 30 years across a number of disciplines; a junior and senior GB International Orienteer to present day as an Ultra Runner who regularly finishes in the top 10 of the countries toughest 100 mile trail races. I have also just attained a top 200 finish…

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Mountain Fuelled

A few of our testimonials You can also read about our Mountain Fuellers exploits here through their profiles/blogs. Marco Consani, Ultra Runner – “No upset stomach and second place along with a PB at Lakeland 100 so another massive thumbs up for Mountain Fuel.“   Chris Stirling, Triathlete and Mountain Runner – “I love Mountain Fuel, particularly…

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