Nathan Montague

Nathan Montague

Nathan Montague Resident of Wiltshire, UK. His running and coaching resume speak for them self.

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Nathan Montague, Head Coach, Tailored Coaching,

SIDE STITCH IN THE EYES OF AN ULTRA RUNNER

Side Stich - In the eyes of the runner

Every distance runner will have experienced that crippling shot in the side. Stabbing like a knife - But what to do?

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Running Help,

100mile World Record - Aleksandr Sorokin

100mile World Record - Aleksandr Sorokin

Lithuania’s Aleksandr Sorokin set new world records with a time of 11:14:56 for the 100-mile world record (that’s 160.934 kilometers).

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World record, 100mile,

What is Calendar Club?

What is Calendar Club?

Some of you may have seen our stories and posts talking about the Calendar Club wondering what it’s all about. Read on...

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Calendar Club, Events,

Australia's Toughest 100miler Run

Australia's Toughest 100miler Run

The Alpine Challenge 100 miler is Australia's toughest 100miler - Do you agree?

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100miler, Tough, Australia,

Half Way There - Calendar Club

Half Way There - Calendar Club

Here at The Running Klub, we are testing ourselves, our members and more with the online virtual event – The Calendar Club. What is it you ask?

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Calendar Club, Events,

Achieving Your Goals

Achieving Your Goals

Your “WHY” ensures that you have direction, and maintains motivation, particularly when things get tough or challenging, and provides focus.

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Goals, Mindset,

5 Golden Rules For Runners

5 Golden Rules For Runners

Some very basic and easy to take away rules for running. How they can make the world of difference with your running

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Technique, Golden Rules, Gait,

How To Find The Right Running Shoe?

How To Find The Right Running Shoe?

This is probably the strongest running conversation globally. How do you go about selecting your running shoe?

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Running Shoe, Purchasing, Feet,

How You Can Recover Better

How You Can Recover Better

The pillar to all growth and prosperity is recovery. We will cover 3 areas that are lifestyle-related and 3 areas that are physical protocols.

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Recovery, Sleep,

Smashing The World record for The Half Marathon - Ruth Chepngetich

Smashing The World record for The Half Marathon - Ruth Chepngetich

Setting a record is one incredible feat - Smashing a record is another thing entirely.

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World record, Half Marathon,

Running Your First Ultra Marathon

Running Your First Ultra Marathon

It’s the new in vogue event for us runners. The marathon was that all inspiring journey and the pinnacle of the running distances. Now, if it isn’t an ULTRA, are you really a long-distance runner?

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Ultra Running First Timer, Ultra Marathon,

Why do you do it?

Why do you do it?

Do you think about your ‘why’ behind everything you do.

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Knowing your why, Mindset,

3 Easy Steps To Find Your Feet

3 Easy Steps To Find Your Feet

No matter what you do and how you do it, your feet need to be active and engaged in the process.

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Feet, Toe-Ga, Strength,

Thor's Journey Around The World

Thor's Journey Around The World

Thor is a man on a mission. That mission is maybe one of the toughest, longest and all consuming there is.

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Thor, World Travel, Adventure,

5 Steps to Your First 5km

5 Steps to Your First 5km

Many people start out with the goal of running non-stop, for 5km. These 5 things will give you clear steps to follow.

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5km, 5 Steps,

Calendar Club 2021

Calendar Club 2021

A seemingly easy and benign challenge is the Calendar Club. Spoiler alert - It's far from easy.

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Calendar Club, Events,

The Ultimate Way - Tailored Coaching

The Ultimate Way - Tailored Coaching

Tailored coaching is truly the most customized way forward with your running goals. It can be challenging to know what to do and when to do it, plus you will have a million what if's along the way.

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Tailored Coaching, Ultimate Package,

Full Ridgeway FKT - Humanity Direct

Full Ridgeway FKT - Humanity Direct

Unbeknown to a lot of people the Ridgeway 86 Challenge just cuts short the full Ridgeway. However, this isn't about that - It's all about an FKT for Humanity Direct.

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Charity Run, FKT, Nathan Montague,

What Motivates Me To Keep Running?

What Motivates Me To Keep Running?

I’ve just re-started my running journey, now for someone who is not very interested in physical activity, I want everything to go as planned.

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Motivation, Beginner Runner, Profile,

Keep trying

Keep trying

We all have that moment where you just don’t know what to do anymore. Is it worth going again? Keeping at it isn't easy - Stopping isn't easy also. Choose your hard.

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Beginner Runner, Choose Your Easy, Motivation,

Will I Continue Running?

Will I Continue Running?

I had an alarm for 5:30 am this morning but I turned it off and changed my alarm to 6:00 am. I felt tired, I didn’t want to go for a run. This is all too common and I know, i know...

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Beginner Runner, Alarm Clock, Battles,

Getting Back Into Running

Getting Back Into Running

I’m already preparing my mind for the run tomorrow, preparing myself mentally, and convincing myself that it’s not that hard and just to run free.

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Beginner Runner, Start, Mindset,

The Benefits of Running - A Girl Who Doesn't Love It!

The Benefits of Running - A Girl Who Doesn't Love It!

We all know that running is a good exercise for us. Anyone can do it at their own pace. The struggle is real sometimes though.

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Beginner Runner, Mind Body,

Why Do People Like To Run?

Why Do People Like To Run?

A mystery to some and a must have on the daily for others. They say humans are born to run - I just don't know.

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Beginner Runner, Profile,

Own Your Miles

Own Your Miles

We have seen an incredible week in the UK with hosts of FKT’s. Let's explore.

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FKT, Miles,

FKTS, PRS, PBS and Records

FKTS, PRS, PBS and Records

The above is not only happening but many also subtle attempts too which may have fallen under the radar. Some very epic attempts and records!

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World record, FKT, Attempt,

Running Is not Easy

Running Is not Easy

Watch Eliud Kipchoge at the end of his sub 2-hour marathon and you’d think it was. But, us mere mortals no otherwise...

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Celebrate, Nathan Montague,

Running Is For Everyone

Running Is For Everyone

Sport and politics have always been spoken of as if they do not coexist. We know otherwise, and powerful examples have time and time again shown this.

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Inclusive, Run Together,

13 Scary Signs For Any Runner

13 Scary Signs For Any Runner

Have we got your attention? 13 scary signs for any runner. Are any of these relevant to you?

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Things To Watch, Risk Factors,

The Perfect Shoe For Running

The Perfect Shoe For Running

‘What running shoes do you wear?’ Never should the answer to that question influence what shoe you buy.

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Running Shoe, Purchasing,

Bad Weather or Bad Kit?

Bad Weather or Bad Kit?

There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad kit choices. Or is there?

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Gear, Weather, Kit,

Soulful Winter Run, Baby Grace and Bambi

Soulful Winter Run, Baby Grace and Bambi

The weather is starting to slowly turn into Autumn and both Emma and I are excited to see some colour in the trees.

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Soulful, Mind Body, Winter,

Strength In Numbers

Strength In Numbers

When we start running it is just as much a mental challenge as a physical one. How can running in a group help?

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Strength In Numbers, Group Training,

How To Improve Your Brain

How To Improve Your Brain

Mind and Body, body and mind, I think this is another great example of the fallacy of the common cartesian division between body and mind.

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Brain Development, Research, Mind Body,

NORMATEC – A REVIEW 748 KM (463MILES) LATER

Normatec – A Review 748 KM (463miles) later

Josh Lynott reviews NormaTec ‘Magic Pants’ after his incredible 748 km throughout the month of April!

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WHY I WANT TO RUN 24 HOURS – A MEMBERS WHY

Why I want to run 24hours

Having so many athletes under our brand is an amazing privileged and one we do not take lightly.

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400KM EXPEDITION – IN PHOTOS

400KM Expedition – Photo Collection

In May 2015 Pavel Toropov did a 400km expedition run in the Tibetan borderlands, in China, where he lived – from the town of Shangrila to Dulong Valley on the border with Myanmar.

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MOUNTAINS A VIKING AND A NEW BORN BABY

Mountains. Viking. A new born baby.

Towards the end of 2019, I was splitting my time between container ships and tiny Pacific island nations.

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CALENDAR KLUB DIARIES

Calendar Klub Diaries

The #Calendarclub goal is to run the number of miles of the date of the month.

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Calendar Club,

Supporting Your Immune System

Supporting Your Immune System

The immune system has a vital role: It protects your body from harmful substances, germs and cell changes that could make you ill.

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Immune System, Mind Body, Health,

Getting The Right Nutritional Advice

Getting The Right Nutritional Advice

With many different health ‘experts’, advocates and Instagram influencers sharing their thoughts on nutrition, how do you know where to look?

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Nutrition, Dietician,

Heartbreak & Triumph in 63 Hours

Heartbreak & Triumph in 63 Hours

The ending was somewhat of a controversy and it all started with Radek Brunner walking towards his treadmill...

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Backyard Ultra, Race Review,

Quarantine Backyard Ultra

Quarantine Backyard Ultra

COVID-19 has caused havoc and put a stop to many marathons and races all over the world. Let's change things up backyard ultra style.

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Backyard Ultra, Events, Race Review,

Parkrun - More Than 5km

Parkrun - More Than 5km

Parkrun, for a lot of people, has been a game-changer. Especially in social running circles and community-based fitness groups.

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Park Run , Profile,

Dirtbag Diaries - Part 2

Dirtbag Diaries - Part 2

A dirtbag has little money by definition, but at one point Rudy and myself literally had no money left.

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Profile, Dirtbag Diaries, Semi-Pro,

Dirtbag Diaries - Part 1

Dirtbag Diaries - Part 1

Unlike everywhere else in the world, Chinese trail races offered a lot of prize money, so let's become pro runners!

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Dirtbag Diaries, Profile, Semi-Pro,

Bricklayer Turns Into Ultra Runner

Bricklayer Turns Into Ultra Runner

We asked our Victorian ultra runner and Brick Laying machine Shane a few questions, we were fairly inspired by the man from Pakenham

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Ultra Running First Timer, Ultra Marathon,

One Upon a Saga - Global Adventure

One Upon a Saga - Global Adventure

Thor is travelling to every country in the world, without flight! Only 7 years in and 9 countries remain.

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Thor, Adventure, Profile,

The Inspiring Andrew Biszczak

The Inspiring Andrew Biszczak

It takes a special person to do what Andrew has done and continues to do - Inspirational person who has battle some demons along the way. Free spirit running.

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Mind Body, Mindset, Profile,

The Right Fit For The Right Foot

The Right Fit For The Right Foot

How many of you are completely stumped when it comes to purchasing a new pair of running shoes? We still get our self confused!

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Feet, Running Shoe,

Stephen Redfern - Podcast

Stephen Redfern - Podcast

Stephen is a fantastic human being and we enjoyed spending the afternoon with him. Not a bad runner too is Stephen.

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Podcast, Profile, Hong Kong 4Trails,

Mirrim Musing

Mirrim Musing

It's not on the daily that one compares themselves to a dead cow. It's not everyday that you test yourself out in the paddocks of Mirrim Wurnit.

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Backyard Ultra, Mirrim Wurnit, Race Review,

Two bays Adventures

Two bays Adventures

A well managed 28km race starting at Dromana whilst the 56km starts at Cape Schanck. Oh, is it fun!

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Race Review, Two bays,

The Fastest Runners That You Have Never Heard Of

The Fastest Runners That You Have Never Heard Of

After contacting Ultra Gobi, Pavel reached out to me to discuss me potentially running the 400km Ultra Gobi race.

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Fastest, Ultra Marathon, Profile,

The Christchurch Marathon

The Christchurch Marathon

The 39th edition of the 2019 Christchurch marathon was pencilled into my running calendar from around early February.

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Half Marathon, Race Review,

What Is The Western States 100?

What Is The Western States 100?

This event has been held since 1955 but was known as the Tevis Cup. Why did it change and who was hosing around?

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Race Review, Western States,