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UTMB Results 2022: Kilian Jornet and Katie Schide Win

The Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc has come and gone already? It’s time to start the countdown to next year’s UTMB World Series! However, today we have the UTMB results 2022.

And it was a fantastic race to watch, with lead changes constantly on the men’s side and strong performances throughout the women’s race.

So, let’s get into what happened in UTMB 2022!

Running Uphill Technique Made Easy (And Why It Helps)

How do you run a hill effectively? Having proper running uphill technique is a fuzzy subject.

For beginning and experienced trail runners, mastering uphill trail running is like playing chess with AI.

As soon as you think you’ve beaten it, it surprises you with a checkmate. And you’re left with your hands on your knees, trying your best to keep your breakfast down.

Why Is It So Difficult to Start Running After a Break?

You know this feeling. You were in a running groove for a while, and it took nothing to lace up your shoes and head out for a run.

But then you took a break. It may have been an injury, a life event, work, or maybe you got tired of it.

Now, you’re ready to get back into it, but it’s so difficult. You can’t find the motivation you had before.

Going for a run seems like something that should be banned under the Geneva Convention, not something fun.

This is common, and every runner suffers from it.

Golden Trail Series 2022 Preview

It’s an exciting time as the Golden Trail Series returns in 2022. In under two weeks, the top trail runners in the world will toe the line at Zegama to kickstart this year’s edition.

Many of the top names from last year are back, and there is a train’s load of young talent out to prove themselves.

So, what will it be this year? Will the old guard hold on to their dominance, or will there be a newcomer’s face atop the podium this year?

Best Running Shoes Under $100 You Need Right Now

Have you heard the news? The Fed is pegging the US Dollar to the average running shoe price! This is great for us because that price continues to rise.

I’m only joking, but the rising cost of running shoes has become a pinch on runners’ wallets, and the search for a great deal has become a science.

The UTMB Races: An Easy Guide to What You Need to Know

Did you know every August, the population of Chamonix, France, doubles? Chamonix — host of the UTMB races — sees men and women sporting running packs, hiking poles, and muddy trail shoes flooding its borders.

These trail runners come to run one of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc races. Some of the most difficult trail races in the world.

And it’s a beautiful sight to watch.

My Favorite Books from 2021

With COVID shutting down any hopes of travel in 2021, it was the perfect opportunity to get into a routine with my reading. So much so that I read more books in a single year than any other year in my life.

These books entertained, taught me soft skills, and filled me with loads of inspiration. This translated to every corner of my life, as I had one of my most productive years ever (I did start this blog, after all!).

So, as the weather gets so cold that your lips chap instantly upon leaving your house, there’s no better time to put on a hoodie (or three) and curl up to listen to or read a good book. So, here are my favorite books from 2021: