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Coaching & Medical Advice

Foot Care, the right step forward, by Nathan Montague

Your feet are your most vital piece of equipment. They are put under an immense amount of stress through the constant pounding on the trails, tracks,…  Read more

'Be the Strongest Runner you can be' - by Nathan Montague

We are not talking about brute strength. We are not talking about building a rugby player or heavyweight boxer strength. We are not even talking…  Read more

To pole or not to pole - preparing for the hilly terrain by Coach Monty, Nathan Montague

It is December and I need to give you my Christmas present. And we are talking poles.…  Read more

Message from our Medical Director, Dr. Ryan Paterson

"Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome" (Samuel Johnson) As the global pandemic shuttered much of the…  Read more

Coach Monty: Multi-day Stage Races - Recovery

Adequate and appropriate recovery from racing is vital for long term healthy running. It is not an arbitrary figure that can be plucked from the air…  Read more

Coach Monty - It is all about the process! Running out of the lockdown.

Everyday we hear news of races and events being cancelled due to COVID-19 - ‘What do we do now?’ Perspective Mr and Mrs please. In all of this I do…  Read more

Frequent asked Questions to our coach Nathan Montague

1. I've never run more than a half marathon, should/can I still try a multi day stage race? Absolutely. Specific preparation is vital but it is…  Read more

Avoiding buzzy friends – Tips for protecting yourself against mosquitoes

Mosquito bites are irritating and unpleasant.  These little bugs are everywhere, especially in outdoor warm and humid areas.  Are there anything we…  Read more

Coach Monty – Festive Frivolity, Feasts and the Fells

With the festive season right upon us, it can either be a fine art balancing a carefully planned training program amongst glorious temptations of…  Read more


Interviews

August 2021: The first GlobalLimits Champion Couple: Filipa & Samuel Castela

 Filipa and Samuel from Portugal is the first GlobalLimits Champion Couple - they both won the second edition of GlobalLimits São Tomé - The…  Read more

March 2021 - Guillaume Taufflieb - How to train for and in Sao Tomé

I’m the kind of person which is totally passionate about sport and mostly running.  I need my daily ‘dose’ of run in order to feel in my best mood.…  Read more

Oct 2020 - William McMillan - the winner of the 4th GlobalLimits Albania

Please introduce yourself (where are you from? what do you do? Your race experiences?) My name is Will McMillan and I'm an Irish man originally from…  Read more

June 2020 - Brent Weigner (USA) -10x Ultramarathon world record holder

Read his incredible, inspiring story, childhood and reason (or no reason) to run. 10 ultramarathon world record holder, ran marathon in 181 countries…  Read more

March 2020 - Mayra Johnson (Brazil) (in English and Portuguese)

Meet Mayra – our Portuguese native speaking runner  in GlobalLimits São Tomé – The Hemisphere Crossing.  A native of Brazil with Japanese heritage and…  Read more

March 2020 - Colin Harper (UK)

No one would deny that Colin, a top contender in GlobalLimits Bhutan, Cambodia and Saõ Tomé, is a strong and persistent ultra-runner.  In this…  Read more

Dec 2019 - Lynn Robinson (UK) on running as a Vegan

Please introduce yourself (and something on your choice of diet - how long have you been a running vegan?) Lynn Robinson, 51 years young, originally…  Read more

Sept 2019 - Christina Khinast (Austria (in German and English)

Stelle Dich bitte kurz vor. Ich bin Christina Khinast, 48 Jahre, und nehme schon seit meiner Jugend an Laufbewerben teil. Meinen ersten Marathon lief…  Read more

Sept 2019 - Derek Kwik (Hong Kong)

1. Derek, please introduce yourself. My name is Derek Kwik and I am based in Hong Kong. I am just a below average runner who thoroughly enjoys pain…  Read more