In Ultra Trail races, that take place in the high mountains, the weather conditions often change. You can run for a while in the heat, sometimes excessive, and then, at night, register a temperature below 0. It can rain, hail and even snow. So it was in so many Tor des Geants and UTMB past editions. Many trail runners do not consider some important aspects. They take care of the water columns of the jacket listed in the mandatory equipment but they forget to focus on the research and purchase of other items such as: waterproof over gloves, pants, hat with visor.
Here are the risks you take and some useful tips for purchasing the best equipment!
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Digital Strategic Marketing Director – certified Innovation Manager – in multinational companies, she is still today the only Italian female athlete to have ran 900 km and 55,000m D+ in the mountains in a single stage race (Transpyrenea 2016, 3rd women overall). She counts numerous Podiums and international Victories on races over 100k. She holds a SNaQ CONI certification as a Trail Running Coach, Athletic Trainer and in Nutrition and Sports Supplementation. Since 2014 she is President and sports executive of innovative technology startups and companies, including Trail Running Movement and Digital Sport 360. She trains elite trail running athletes and she teaches in trail running coach certification courses. She is an author of sports articles on training, nutrition and supplementation in trail running and running, both in Italian and in English and Spanish. She manages relationships and collaborations with Federations and Race Organizers.