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Top Tips For Ultra Running

Top Tips For Ultra Running

William 07/01/2019 0
Signed up to your first Ultra this year and wondering how to train for the extra distance? Active Root Ambassador and 100k Champion Robert Turner gives us his top tips on how to plan for and then race...
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The benefits of ginger on athletic performance

The benefits of ginger on athletic performance

William 15/11/2018 0
International ultra runner and Active Root Ambassador Nathan talks about the benefits of ginger on athletic performance.It began in the desert!I was aware of the anti-inflammatory benefits of ginger b...
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Glen Ogle 33 - Ross Beveridge

Glen Ogle 33 - Ross Beveridge

William 13/11/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Ross took on BaM's Glen Ogle 33 last weekend, his 10th Ultra of 2019. Check out how he got on below. A week after Jedburgh and it’s time for another BaM race! This time it’s les...
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Top Tips from Ultra Running Internationals Dave McLure and Nathan Montague

Top Tips from Ultra Running Internationals Dave McLure and Nathan Montague

William 01/11/2018 0
The Active Root Ambassador Team welcomed Ultra Runners Dave McLure and Nathan Montague last month. Between them they have a vast array of international vests and national titles. Active Root are reall...
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The World 100k Championships: Robert Turner on the aftermath

The World 100k Championships: Robert Turner on the aftermath

William 15/10/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Robert Turner was recently selected to run for Great Britain at the World 100k Championships in Croatia. Disappointed with his race, Robert gives us an honest and personal analy...
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Top 10 tips on how to prepare for and run a solo 24 hour race

Top 10 tips on how to prepare for and run a solo 24 hour race

William 08/10/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Mel provides her top tips on how to prepare for and then run a solo 24 hour race. I suppose now, having run three ultra-marathons, I can call myself an ultra runner. I am by no ...
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Ross takes on the West Highland Way!

Ross takes on the West Highland Way!

William 17/07/2018 0
At the beginning of the year, Active Root Ambassador Ross set his sights on the Triple Crown of Scottish Ultra Running- running the Highland Fling, West Highland Way and Devil O the Highlands in one s...
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Active Root Summer Newsletter

Active Root Summer Newsletter

William 27/06/2018 0
The last few months have been sweaty and not because of the tremendously hot weather (although our frail, pale Scottish bodies have struggled to cope with that to!). We've been all over the UK at vari...
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MAD Seat- A True Arthur's Seat Challenge

MAD Seat- A True Arthur's Seat Challenge

William 19/06/2018 0
Active Root ambassador Connor is the owner and personal trainer at Revolution Fitness, Edinburgh. Committed to bettering body function and empowering people with knowledge and training, Connor certain...
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New Ambassadors 3/3

New Ambassadors 3/3

William 12/06/2018 0
Here's our final 4 new ambassadors, including passionate runner and fundraiser Stephen, triathlete and Personal Trainer Kate, Ultra Runner and aspiring Triple Crown legend Ross and founder of Somerset...
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The Highland Fling race report: Romain Borgeal.

The Highland Fling race report: Romain Borgeal.

William 31/05/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Romain is a keen runner to say the least. Not only does he compete in ultra races, he is also Assistant Manager at specialist running shop Run4It Dundee. There really isn't anyt...
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British 100k Champion Robert Turner on nutrition and race strategy.

British 100k Champion Robert Turner on nutrition and race strategy.

William 15/05/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Robert is the 2018 British 100k Champion. He completed the race in just over 7hrs whilst competing for Scotland back in March (yes that's averaging ~6.45m/m...!). Robert has wri...
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NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3)

NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3)

William 10/05/2018 0
NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3) May 10, 2018Over to the next 4 of our new ambassadors, this week including British 100km champion Robert, Chirnside Chaser Coach Leeann who's running JOG to Land...
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NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS: PART 1/3

NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS: PART 1/3

William 03/05/2018 0
New Active Root Ambassadors (Part 1/3) May 3, 2018  We're very pleased to introduce the first 1/3 of our new ambassadors to the Active Root team: Toby, Sarah, Fraser and Michelle. Over the next couple...
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Running from John O'Groats to Lands End

Running from John O'Groats to Lands End

William 02/05/2018 0
Leeann is a coach at Border's running club Chirnside Chasers and was recently awarded Scottish Athletics Children's Coach of the Year in 2016 as well as Berwickshire Coach of the Year. She is a keen e...
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John Muir 50k Ultra

John Muir 50k Ultra

William 13/04/2018 0
 Ross is aiming to complete 9 Ultra Marathons this year, including the Triple Crown of the Highland Fling, West Highland Way and Devil O The Highlands (only 185 people have ever completed it!). At the...
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