RUN or DIE

I recently purchased Killian Jornet’s book RUN or DIE for a light holiday read while in Limone. In the book Killian delves into his Taloe Rim Trail 2 day record attempt, the Atlantic to Mediterranean Pyrenees crossing, his ‘Summits of my Life’ Kilimanjaro attempt, a few races (UTMB, Western States), and some of his inner thoughts about life and running.

The book is just short of 180 pages, so it’s a quick read. In truth I read it in 3 sittings. I wouldn’t let this detract from the content though, as Killian commentates his way through the various physical challenges, and for any trail/ultra/mountain runner who knows of Killian, you will take something from this book which may inspire you to greater achievements.
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Injinji toesocks!

I’ve been thinking a lot about how to minimise the risk of foot blisters for ultra distance events. During my searching I found the Injinji sock brand; they make toesocks. They cite many benefits on their website (see below), so I thought I would give them a try!

The benefits of Injinji toesocks!

The benefits of Injinji toesocks!

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