The ultramarathon circuit encompasses an ever-growing list of iconic races. Any distance greater than 26.2 miles counts, but many are much longer, taking in 150-mile routes through the desert, or 350-mile trails across the Arctic. Each comes with its own challenges and nuances; runners face brutal physical discomfort - blisters, chafing, blurred vision and dehydration. Packing and preparation are key; kit choices are meticulous, and every gram counts. Be it the notorious Marathon des Sables or the winter Spine Race here in the UK, ultrarunners have trusted Firepot ever since we started making food.
Nutrition for an ultramarathon: before, during and after
Record breaker, Adam Kimble, gives his advice on competing in an ultra