What is an Ultramarathon?

What is an Ultramarathon?

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Whenever I tell someone I'm attempting to run an ultramarathon naturally a couple of questions come up. As I'm a novice and a student of the sport itself I thought I would compile the answers to the questions I've been asking as well as the one's friends and family have been asking as well. What is an Ultrarunner? An ultrarunner is someone who runs ultramarathons. An ultramarathon is any footrace longer than a traditional marathon (26.2miles / 42.19kilometres) Within the sport of ultrarunning, there are some subjective definitions of what truly defines an ultramarathon. Some agreeing with the above definition, others only recognizing distances over 50 miles qualifying as an ultramarathon. In the end, they both are correct. How Long Does It Take To Run an Ultramarathon? Because fitness levels…
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