Can you train for an ultra on 3 runs a week? Does giving up caffeine turn it into an even more potent performance enhancer? How do you avoid calf strains? And what does it mean if a running jacket has “fully taped seams?”

Find out in my Q&A series, answering all your trail and ultra running questions. (Scroll down for links to all the books/gear I mention)

Get yourself a Wild Ginger Running t-shirt for Christmas 2018 here! https://wildgingerfilms.co.uk/2018/11/08/wgr-t-shirt/

THANK YOU if you donate to my Just Giving sponsorship page for CALM in memory of my cousin’s husband who tragically passed away this August while on a run.
https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/clairemaxted

Watch Summit Fever Media’s incredible film Underdog here:
https://www.reelhouse.org/summitfevermedia/underdog875

Caffeine and running article:
https://www.outsideonline.com/1783731/how-should-i-use-caffeine-race-day

And here is Little Old Man Running’s wife’s amazing DIY gel recipe!
https://steemit.com/running/@skymaiden/diy-energy-gels

Wild Ginger Running is a YouTube channel dedicated to bringing you the best advice and gear reviews for trail and ultra running, created by me, Claire Maxted, co-founder and former editor of Trail Running magazine UK. Ask me all your running questions!

These links are affiliates that give me a tiny percentage of the sale at no cost to you, so please click on these first before you buy anything on Amazon (it works even if you’re not buying running gear! Cool isn’t it!) Thank you, Claire

Running Free of Injuries by Paul Hobrough
In the UK https://amzn.to/2OtFCtm
In the USA https://amzn.to/2yFtbQl
In Canada https://amzn.to/2NKMwoJ

Neoprene Arch Support from Ultimate Performance
UK https://amzn.to/2QwxEQt
USA https://amzn.to/2r8NpP3 (different brand)
Canada https://amzn.to/2E14jaJ (different brand)

Waterproof running jacket shown – OMM Halo
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Canada https://amzn.to/2DOxZXL

Windproof running jacket shown – Inov8 AT/C Windshell
UK https://amzn.to/2zsw8VC
USA https://amzn.to/2E49KWy
Canada https://amzn.to/2E2Fv28

Salomon Speed Cross 4 trail running shoes
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USA https://amzn.to/2TSG9E5
Canada https://amzn.to/2P7iMTv

La Sportiva Mutant trail running shoes
UK https://amzn.to/2zvLOY3
USA https://amzn.to/2SgkkN3
Canada https://amzn.to/2E2M04T

Inov8 Roclite 315 trail running shoe
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USA https://amzn.to/2SjK76X
Canada https://amzn.to/2SjKo9Z

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Camera kit –
GoPro Hero5
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America https://amzn.to/2N4mldr

iPhone 7
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America https://amzn.to/2Iz2RtS

Audio-Technica Omni ATR3350 Lavalier Mic
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America https://amzn.to/2tKPdyA