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Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Mar 2. 3 Replies

hi, sorry if don't post in the right sectioni'm not new in forefoot strike running, but just recently begun running ultra trails .i have a 80K scheduled in may in south of france, were i live, with…Continue

 

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Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion poles?
"Sounds good. Be sure to train the downhills. They are just as important as training uphills. Downhills are your opportunity to make up time. Keep us posted."
Mar 2
geoffroy replied to geoffroy's discussion poles?
"hi eric, thank you for your answer for my next course in may, i think i will try without poles. if things go wrong, espicially if i find the hiking sections too hard, i will further train with poles and try them on another course."
Mar 2
Eric Orton replied to geoffroy's discussion poles?
"Hi Geoffroy - great question here, and great also to hear you are into the ultras. I coach many runners who race the Europe/France mountain circuit and many of them use poles for your style of mountains. As a coach AND runner, I have also found that…"
Mar 1
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poles?

hi, sorry if don't post in the right sectioni'm not new in forefoot strike running, but just recently begun running ultra trails .i have a 80K scheduled in may in south of france, were i live, with aproximatively 3000 meters D+, and i'm also considering doing another 80K in september in the mountain, with a bit more D+.i can't make up my mind on using poles for long runs or not.i've never used them, nor trained with, and i'm rather inclined on running with minimal gear.but here in france, many…See More
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