The race strategy for an Ultra Trail race, especially if it lasts for more than one day, such as a 170km competition or the TOR, is really tough. The athlete must have a thorough knowledge of his physical characteristics and he also needs to study the race track and the weather conditions. Analyzing what happened in other similar competitions, during his training sessions and specific tests performed, it is possible to determine with a certain accuracy the time schedule between one refreshment point and another, the stops, the micro-sleeps and the nutrition strategy. Of course, to be able to plan your race you need time, effort and a lot of experience!
Here is a useful MINI-GUIDE on the main aspects you need to consider for your race strategy:
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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.