Trail & ultra running from Wild Ginger Running
How a mum of two trains for 50 & 100 mile ultras (chat with ’normal’ runner Hannah Bazley)

How a mum of two trains for 50 & 100 mile ultras (chat with ’normal’ runner Hannah Bazley)

June 15, 2022

Thanks loads to Patreon Hannah Bazley for a great interview where she shares how she trains for 50 and 100 mile races with two kids, one with special needs. We don't know how she does it! Good luck to Hannah for the summer Spine challenger 110 mile race Sat 18 June 2022! Follow her live tracker here she is number 112https://live.opentracking.co.uk/ssc2022/

Podcast version here https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-47ty3-124fad5

Blister care film here https://youtu.be/fs-Y3qMtGQU

More training advice from Wild Ginger Running https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyZ16LRfpz0A9FttMd01qgbylfEbZm8Lo

My book, The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook https://amzn.to/3jgKvTy

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Interview with Sonny Peart - ultra runner, Asics Frontrunner and co-founder of Black Trail Runners

Interview with Sonny Peart - ultra runner, Asics Frontrunner and co-founder of Black Trail Runners

June 3, 2022

Hey guys! Delighted to have Sonny Peart on the live chat 5:15pm today, Sonny is an ultra runner and brand ambassador for Asics and he co-founded Black Trail Runners which is a community and campaigning charity seeking to increase inclusion, participation and representation of Black people in trail running. Let's hear more! Join us live or later here!

 

Black Trail Runners https://www.blacktrailrunners.run/

Black to the Trails https://www.blacktothetrails.co.uk/

More training advice from Wild Ginger Running https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyZ16LRfpz0A9FttMd01qgbylfEbZm8Lo

Sabrina Pace-Humphey's interview https://youtu.be/YpXXiI6UY0s

My book, The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook https://amzn.to/3jgKvTy

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New gear on test May 2022, Inov-8 Parkclaw G 280, Montane windproof, Garmin 245, 1000 Mile socks

New gear on test May 2022, Inov-8 Parkclaw G 280, Montane windproof, Garmin 245, 1000 Mile socks

May 13, 2022

Howdie! In April and May I’ve been testing out the Inov-8 Parkclaw G 280, the Montane Featherlite Trail Windproof Jacket, the Garmin 245 Music, the 1000 Mile Lite Socks Anklet socks, Joss Naylor’s new range of clothing, Ascendancy Apparel, some eco-friendly leggings from Euphoria, and a Mooncup. 

Links to all of these goodies and any other films I mentioned are in the film description below so if you want to support the channel at no cost to you then those are the ones to use.  (Scroll down)

 

Original YouTube broadcast https://youtu.be/G3kIKxikaF0

 

00:00 Welcome to the new gear test chat! What's coming up on WGR soon

06:53 Inov-8 Parkclaw G 280 trail running shoes https://amzn.to/3PszQnE

17:05 Montane Featherlite Trail windproof jacket https://amzn.to/37EJEKb

22:46 Garmin Forerunner 245 Music GPS watch https://amzn.to/3wr0XGH

30:50 1000 Mile Lite Anklet recycled socks https://amzn.to/3wltn4Z

34:53 Joss Naylor Ascendancy Apparel https://www.ascendancyapparel.com/joss-naylor and Joss Naylor Lakes Meres and Waters book https://amzn.to/3wnTBnF

41:04 Euphoria Fitt eco-friendly leggings https://www.euphoriafitt.com/

45:22 Mooncup menstral cup https://amzn.to/37KdGfC

51:40 Buy my book ;) https://amzn.to/3NbYiaI

 

Inov-8 X-Talon Ultra 260 V2 review https://youtu.be/qpkkHrOh6hk

Coros Apex review https://youtu.be/xQ0sc9v8JqU

Double layer socks explained https://youtu.be/3-tRl-YFH2o

 

Joss Naylor on uphills, pain & Guinness https://youtu.be/OLscTqhYZTk

The secret to 85 years old and still running strong! Q&A with legendary fell runner Joss Naylor

https://youtu.be/O4g3saZrMxs

 

Use my special link & code to 80Noir Ultra dark chocolate for athletes

https://bit.ly/80NoirUltraWGR

Discount code for 20% off: 80NUWGR

 

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How to start trail running, hill training in flat places, X-training & coming back after injury/baby

How to start trail running, hill training in flat places, X-training & coming back after injury/baby

April 20, 2022

My film this week is a little bit different - it’s an interview with Franchesco from Vert.Run interviewing me about how to start trail running, training for trails if you don’t live near hills, the best cross-training, enjoying races and adventures, coming back to running after having an injury or a baby and loads of motivation to get outside this winter and have a lot of fun on the trails. 

 

There are lots of great tips and bits of advice in this episode, but if you want more, there’s always my book, The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook with load more advice on gear, nutrition, injury, route planning and training plans from 5k to 50k.

 

This interview is also available as a podcast both from Wild Ginger Running and on Vert.Run’s new podcast Running Long, so do check out their podcast for tonnes more fantastic advice from awesome athletes like Ruth Croft, Lucy Bartholomew, Tom Evans and Pascal Egli. 

 

Enjoy this episode, subscribe to my YouTube channel and/or podcast and stay tuned for more trail and ultra running advice and inspiration from Wild Ginger Running.

 

My book https://amzn.to/3jgKvTy

My book playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyZ16LRfpz0DjLIqfFPMqdKitwlV4qPjr

 

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How to train for hills in flat places (expert coach Andy Pye from Trail Running West Midlands)

How to train for hills in flat places (expert coach Andy Pye from Trail Running West Midlands)

April 13, 2022

How to train for hills in flat places with coach Andy Pye from the Trail Running West Midlands, fantastic to chat to him about the Midlands Tops route and get some of his awesome training advice.

Andy Pye is a UK Athletics Fell/Trail Coach in Running Fitness, Endurance Coach, UESCA Ultra Running Coach, and L4 Strength and Conditioning Coach (in training) who will coach runners from beginner to elite standard, improve your overall running fitness, strength and technique, as well as preparing you to compete in all distances of off-road running and OCR events.

Contact Andy for his Trail HIIT and Run sessions and coaching through his website here

https://trailrunwestmidlands.co.uk/ 

 

Running poles review here 

https://youtu.be/uscqefSRU58

 

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Jasmin Paris - highs & lows of Barkley Marathons 2022 (PLUS things she’d do differently in 2023)

Jasmin Paris - highs & lows of Barkley Marathons 2022 (PLUS things she’d do differently in 2023)

April 6, 2022

VERY excited to announce that we have the incredible Jasmin Paris talking about her Barkley Marathons experience on the live chat 6:45 - 7:15pm Wed 6 April. Thank you Jasmin! 

 

Podcast version tbc search Wild Ginger Running on your usual podcast provider.

 

More interviews with Jasmin:

How Jasmin Paris set the Montane Spine Race outright record (while still breastfeeding)

https://youtu.be/OQLsbNZ5ScQ

 

Top 10 endurance running tips - from Montane Spine Race record-breaker Jasmin Paris

https://youtu.be/KE4a2o_yfc8

 

Jasmin Paris - Bob Graham record holder (ladies) reveals secret to endurance success

https://youtu.be/4asWZpdvjF0

 

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COMPETITION! March - who has won £404 worth of trail & ultra running goodies? PLUS April prizes

COMPETITION! March - who has won £404 worth of trail & ultra running goodies? PLUS April prizes

March 31, 2022

Who has won the March 2022 competition worth £404? And what is up for grabs in the April prize this month? To enter the Wild Ginger Running monthly competition, scroll down. 

Original YouTube broadcast here https://youtu.be/i9jiXdeqEk8

Links to things I talked about in the live broadcast:

My shop for a WGR buff or Happy Trails t-shirt, my book The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook or our training camp https://wildgingerrunning.co.uk/shop/

Other relevant films:

Why you might need a superbright headtorch here https://youtu.be/AOJLOx-TjMU

How to clean smelly run kit & shoes with Nikwax https://youtu.be/GXau7Pe8CIs

Maurten gel reviews https://youtu.be/7zZuCGOIXz0?t=3622

RunFestRun night race https://youtu.be/8TzKO2hpbt8

RunFestRun interview with Chris Evans https://youtu.be/j1NhHJRVd_w

 

This month’s Wild Ginger Running competition (March 2022) gave the lucky winner a chance to win:


Silva Cross Trail 7XT £160

Maurten nutrition £60

Torq 1 box of mixed gels non-caffeinated, 1 box of mixed flapjacks £65

Nikwax BaseWash, BaseFresh and Sandal & Sports Shoe Wash plus Paramo t-shirt worth £55

4 x packs of new 1000 Mile Lite Anklet socks with 89% recycled materials £52

The Runner’s Code by Chaz Newkey-Burden £13

 

Next month's competition (April 2022) worth £605

Silva Cross Trail 7XT £160

Maurten nutrition £60

Ultimate Performance Ease Sunflower Belt x 5 at £12 each = £60

2 x Run Fest Run adult camping passes worth £325!!!

 

Want a chance to win? This competition is only for Patreons, sign up now for automatic entry every month here https://www.patreon.com/WildGingerRunning

 

Wild Ginger Running Patreons also get exclusive freebies, discounts, films and training plans, their own special Facebook group and Strava Club, plus automatic entry into my monthly competition to win £400’s worth of trail and ultra running gear. There are only about 110 Patreons so the odds on a win are way better than the lottery. What is not to like? Do it do it. 

 

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This film is self-funded. If you found it useful, please support me on Patreon for perks & prizes https://www.patreon.com/WildGingerRunning

 

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https://wildgingerrunning.co.uk/shop/

How strength training makes you a better trail & ultra runner - LeJog record holder Carla Molinaro

How strength training makes you a better trail & ultra runner - LeJog record holder Carla Molinaro

March 30, 2022

Delighted to chat to LeJog world record holder Carla Molinaro about her awesome records, adventures and how she believes simple, regular strength training has played a huge part in her success and staying injury free. Find out how your trail and ultra running too can benefit from strength training with Carla's advice here, and more online here https://www.carlamolinaro.com/scy

 

The podcast version here and on all the usual podcast streaming services, search Wild Ginger Running. Coming Thurs 31 March...

 

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Welcome to the Wild Ginger Running live broadcast everyone! 

 

I’m thrilled to be here tonight asking your questions to Carla Molinaro, the fastest woman to run from Lands End to John’o’Groats. Fresh out of the first or was it the second lockdown in July 2020, she completed this 1327km run in 12 days and 30 minutes. 

 

So we’ll be hearing all about the highs and lows of this incredible achievement, PLUS you can be coached by Carla! She runs SCY for runners, which is - strength, conditioning and yoga - an online community to help runners like us get faster, more efficient and run further without injury, so we’ll be getting some super good tips a little later into the show so stay tuned!

Gear chat LIVE! Shokz Openrun Pro, Inov-8 X-Talon Ultra 260, Harrier Curbar 5L pack, Torq & Maurten

Gear chat LIVE! Shokz Openrun Pro, Inov-8 X-Talon Ultra 260, Harrier Curbar 5L pack, Torq & Maurten

March 24, 2022

Tonight I’m going to be talking about the Shokz OpenRun Pro bone-conducting headphones, the Inov8 X-Talon Ultra 260 and Brooks Cascadia 16 trail shoes, comparing the new, great value Harrier Curbar 5L running pack to the old one, and sharing some thoughts on the latest sports nutrition from Torq, Maurten, Precision Fuel PF90, 80Noir Ultra dark chocolate (check out the link below for a 20% discount using my special link for them!). 

 

The podcast version will be available tomorrow on all the usual podcast streaming services. 

 

Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/wildgingerrunning/

 

Buy my book - The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook 

UK https://amzn.to/3ok4yBe

USA https://amzn.to/397A1Aj

 

Exercises playlist from my book

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyZ16LRfpz0DjLIqfFPMqdKitwlV4qPjr

 

Aftershokz Aeropex review

https://youtu.be/n-_EwcKE5Mg

 

Harrier launch

https://youtu.be/5khanuCGW50

 

Nene Valley Trail Races - come and meet me!

https://nenevalleyraces.wordpress.com/

 

80Noir Ultra dark chocolate for athletes

https://bit.ly/80NoirUltraWGR

Discount code for 20% off: 80NUWGR

 

GEAR links

 

Shokz Openrun Pro

UK https://amzn.to/3tv5U13

 

Inov-8 X-Talon Ultra 260 V2

UK https://amzn.to/3qvH13s

 

Brooks Cascadia 16

UK https://amzn.to/3IxEg7V

 

Torq nutrition

https://amzn.to/3LbXO3g

 

Maurten nutrition

https://amzn.to/3iycJJ8

 

Precision Fuel PF90 Gel

https://amzn.to/3IxExrt (sorry only PF30 available atm here)

 

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Buy my book - The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook 

UK https://amzn.to/3ok4yBe

USA https://amzn.to/397A1Aj

Non Amazon option http://bit.ly/trailbook

 

Get a Wild Ginger Running t-shirt or buff here 

https://wildgingerrunning.co.uk/shop/

 

If you found this film useful, please support me on Patreon for perks & prizes https://www.patreon.com/WildGingerRunning

 

Book a place on my beginner to intermediate trail running training camps here https://wildgingerrunning.co.uk/trainingcamp/

Do you eat right for trail running? Run faster & recover quicker  - advice from pro sports dietitian

Do you eat right for trail running? Run faster & recover quicker - advice from pro sports dietitian

March 16, 2022

We talk to high performance sports dietitian Rebecca Dent about how to fuel yourself right for trail running both during training and racing. She gives us a few very simple tricks and tips to eat a more nutritious diet to help you run faster and recover quicker. Does it involve plenty of cake...? Let's find out! 

 

To work with Rebecca to maximise your performance on the trails see her website here https://www.rebeccadent.co.uk

 

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Buy my book - The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook 

UK https://amzn.to/3ok4yBe

USA https://amzn.to/397A1Aj

Non Amazon option http://bit.ly/trailbook

 

Get a Wild Ginger Running t-shirt or buff here 

https://wildgingerrunning.co.uk/shop/

 

If you found this film useful, please support me on Patreon for perks & prizes https://www.patreon.com/WildGingerRunning

 

Book a place on my beginner to intermediate trail running training camps here https://wildgingerrunning.co.uk/trainingcamp/

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