Becky Nixon, Europe, Ultra Running, UTMB, Velocity Vest -

UltrAspire ambassador Becky Nixon recaps her European adventure and UTMB race- Stoked! After missing out last year, I got pulled out of the draw for the 2016 Ultra Trail Mt Blanc. I decided to make the most of it, and went over to Europe a month early to get some serious training in. A friend of mine Adam Keen, who I’d done a fair bit of training around Queenstown, decided to join me for a European Alps running mission over the 6 weeks and to crew me for during UTMB. We hit the trails in Grindelwald Switzerland first. Running various sections of the...

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Becky Nixon, Ultra Running, UTMB -

This weekend, our UltrAspire ambassador Becky Nixon is tackling the granddaddy of  100mile races- The Ultra Trail Mount Blanc (UTMB), in France.  Becky training on Sefinenfurgge Pass. Photo- Adam Keen If you are like me, you will be beyond excited to follow UTMB and Becky on this epic journey. To get in the mode, I have been watching one or two UTMB movies on youtube this week. Below are my UTMB movie picks to feed the stoke ahead of this weekend- The UTMB course in 3D- a great way to get your head around this amazing course! 170km, 10,000mD+ MONT...

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