Jan 252012
 

 

The latest issue (#4) of the new FREE ultra-running e-magazine NORDIC ULTRA is now out. Read it below.

This issue features 2 articles from the team here at ULTRAfitnessTraining.com

William Sichel gives an overview of the Monaco “No Finish Line” 8-Day Race – William was the 2011 winner, setting a new 8-Day course record and becoming the first person ever to run over 1000km at the event.

Shaun Brassfield-Thorpe has provided another in depth article on training, this time he discusses stretching, flexibility and stiffness in relation to ultra-running.

– And lots more inside!

You can read NORDIC ULTRA #4 below (click to read)

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Nov 202011
 

In part 7 William talks about his in-race nutrition, using freeze-dried food and supplements during races, and how he copes with eating while running

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Nov 202011
 

In part 6 William talks about tackling 2 multi-day races in the same year and why he takes part in so few races.

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Nov 192011
 

William talks about the history of 6-day races and why Monaco has an 8-day race

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Nov 182011
 

In part 4 William talks about returning to compete in Monaco and running in his 2nd multi-day this year.

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Nov 172011
 

William talks about the uniqueness of Monaco’s 8-day race and some of goals he hopes to achieve during the event.

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Nov 172011
 

Part 2 – William talks about the possible effects of the weather on the race in Monaco

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Nov 172011
 

Before he left for Monaco, William recorded some short interviews in which he talks about various aspects of the 8-Day race. In part one William discusses the course and the effect of the large numbers of runners taking part during some periods of the race.

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Nov 142011
 

From “The Orcadian

Sanday runner starts eight-day endurance race

by NEWSROOM on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2011, AT 10:42AM

Orkney-based ultra marathon runner William Sichel is in Monaco this weekend – competing in a gruelling endurance challenge that last eight days.

The Monaco event is the only eight-day race in the world and it will be William’s second longest ever race, after his 1,000 Mile World Cup race in Athens last year.

The “No Finish Line” endurance challenge starts today, Saturday, and finishes on Sunday, November 20.

About 45 starters in the event will be sent on their way by Princess Stephanie at 2pm local time on Saturday and her brother Albert II Prince of Monaco will present the prizes the following weekend.

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