What does it take to complete the task I have set for myself?

The longest distance I’ve run so far is about 25 km so I’m quite lost as to what a 150 km+ and many k’s of descend demands of me. I will use the next couple of days/weeks/months trying to get more information on som key points.


  • What criterias are there for entering?
  • What gear do I need during the competition?

Training / trainer

  • How much and how does an ultra runner train?
  • Would it be wise to contact a trainer?
  • Do I have the spare time to do what it takes?
  • What races should I participate in before entering the UTMB?


  • What is needed during a race?
  • What is best the days before a race?


  • What gear is essential during a ultra race?
  • What is a sensible distribution over the refreshment posts?
  • Hva trenger jeg for å få maksimalt ut av treningen?