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Best Trail Shoes: 2021

A quick note: I have absolutely no affiliation with any of these brands. Vert.run is the training platform for trail and ultrarunning, and we’re just passionate about great trail shoes.

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Vert Beats: Vert.run x Francesco Puppi

Vert.run x Francesco Puppi At Vert.run, we keep adding more new training plans with Pro athletes and we’re happy to announce our new collab with Italian mountain runner Francesco Puppi.

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Reasons to keep training in winter

As the weather gets colder and rain/snow come along, we all fight the same feeling. We tell ourselves that we want to go out for a run, but at the

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The Ultimate 50k training guide

Do you want the formula to train for a 50k or any Ultra marathon? even in a city. Learn how to train, nail your nutrition, race, stay injury free and more

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How to become a faster runner Strides for Trail an Ultra runners

In this quick strides lowdown, we’ll go over two things: how to do strides, and why they’re important for you as a trail runner. No matter if you’re running short, fast distances or technical, mountainous ultras, strides are a major tool in any runner’s training kit.

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Ultimate Guide for Plant Based Endurance Athletes

A plant based diet is to be responsible in what you eat–this means choosing your food carefully, and not just opting for junk food. It’s very important to do your research and find out which are the key food products that you need to eat regularly if you want to do this correctly and in a healthy way.

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How to recover faster to run stronger and longer

Let’s rethink the power of doing nothing By Philip Collier. Learn more about Philip’s work here: https://www.brainsparks.com/ If you are like me then you’re tracking your training metrics; distance, vert,

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Vert Beats: GTS Championship

Azores Trail Run – GTS Championship The year is almost over–and with the situation getting complicated again with the pandemic, this week’s race that happened on the island of Azores

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Vert Beats: Run Wild

Run Wild What does running on the trails mean to you? We’re sure everybody could say something different and personal about it, but one of the things that we all

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Vert Beats: Rickey Gates Transamericana

Rickey Gates – Transamericana In 2017 and after the last election in the US, Rickey Gates decided to embark on his biggest project ever (at the time): crossing his country

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Vert Beats: Sierre Zinal Elite Race.

Sierre Zinal – Elite Race. Last Friday, pretty much out of nowhere, we found out about a very special edition of the mythical race Sierre Zinal happening with just a

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What’s a great pre training breakfast?

Of course there’s not one fit’s all answer for this,  but I’m sure that you can get some good ideas here for a great pre trail running training breakfast.  One

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How much to drink and how in long runs

Drinking is as important as fueling and mostly in long runs. Doesn’t matter if it’s cold or hot, drinking is very important, and even more if you’re running at altitude. 

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How to pace yourself on a long climb

This is a key element on mountain running, pacing yourself. You know that the easiest is to start hard and feel like a superhero in the first ⅓ of the

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