This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Pointers for the Ultramarathon Beginner”, please leave them below in the comments section… So you’ve decided to participate in an ultramarathon. Good for you! Do you know what you’re getting yourself into? People who enter this sport Read More

Your brand new Endurance Planet bookstore has arrived, with a huge range of instantly downloadable electronic titles that you can now get at the fraction of the price of a hard copy book! You can visit the Endurance Planet bookstore now by clicking here. The bookstore includes our book “Pick Of The Week”: It’s All About Read More

April 16, 2010

Pre-Race Calm Exercise

As a service to Endurance Planet listeners, we present you with this 5-minute relaxation exercise to put you in the proper mindset to train and race effectively---without undue anxiety. Thanks to Karen Dubs of Flexible Warrior. Read More


Want to learn the best way to train for a race at high altitude? What steps to take when you arrive? Pitfalls to avoid? Join Endurance Planet's Kevin Patrick and Assistant Professor Scott Drum of Western State College of Colorado and the Gunnison Endurance Project for this FREE webinar sponsored by AltoLab Read More

Johan Bruyneel knows how to win. As a coach and team manager, he’s been a part of 9 Tour de France victories---7 with the man he calls a “brother”, Lance Armstrong, and 2 with Alberto Contador. So when Bruyneel gave the keynote address recently at USA Triathlon’s International Art and Science of Coaching Read More

February 4, 2010

PBJs’ and Character Flaws

"It’s been said that there are two kinds of people: Those that blame others for their faults and those that blame themselves. I’m convinced runners fall into the latter category. This is not always smart." Read More

You’ve read about ultramarathoning.  You’ve heard the stories about ultramarathoning.  Perhaps you or some of your friends have given it a try with varying degrees of success. Well, now it’s time to learn how to succesfully complete an ultramarathon: a 50k. Endurance coach Karl Keltner Planet invites you to join host Kevin Patrick for an Read More

There is, perhaps, no one more qualified to speak on the subject of endurance than 58-year-old Marshall Ulrich of Idaho Springs, Colorado. Outside Magazine once dubbed him the "Endurance King"--and for good reason. In 2008 he ran 3,063 miles across America in just 52-and-a-half days. That's equal to 117 marathons. He has won the Read More