Top 10 FKTs in the UK, plus more Q&A!

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Top 10 FKTs in the UK, plus more Q&A!

Written by Claire Maxted

June 10, 2019

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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In this video:
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!

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

US ultra runner John Kelly’s great blog about his Grand Round shortly after moving to Bristol

Isle of Man Coast path that I plan to run mid-July, Raad ny Foillan.

How to plan a trail running route, a film powered by Bridgedale socks

My fave Bridgedale socks

Salomon S-Lab 5-set pack for shorter or less remote runs

Nutrition films
DIY energy balls recipe

17 long distance food ideas

Easiest trail mix ever

Petzl Bindi

Petzl Reactik+

Interview with Dragon’s Back Race completer and Welsh TV presenter Lowri Morgan


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