Monday, June 1, 2020
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Lucja Leonard

What it’s like to run the UTMB – a review

Trois, deux, un, GO! A sea of 2,543 runners start moving through the iconic starting archway in Chamonix. Emotions are running high through the field of runners taking on the UTMB (Ultra Trail Mont Blanc) – of which 40%...

Race: The Ultra X Sri Lanka

Lucja Leonard (aka Running Dutchie) has been tackling more stunning ultra races around the world. Here is her report of the The UltraXperience in Sri Lanka. Wet wet wet ‘Come on! Come on!’ The shouts and cheers from the local families...

HURT100 – the toughest 100-miler around

The HURT100 (aka The Hawaiian Ultra Running Team's Trail 100-Mile Endurance Run) is a race for extremely experienced ultra-runners only. And even the most-experienced ultra-runners can be, and often are, beaten by this incredibly tough race. Lucja Leonard (aka Running...

Race: Transmarocaine Tizi N’Trail

Fancy running across the sands of Morocco? Maybe the Transmarocaine Tizi N’Trail is the event for you! Our regular brace blogger Lucja Leonard (aka Running Dutchie) has the lowdown on this exceptional race. Setting the scene ‘Tizi’ means mountain pass in Morocco, but...

Race: Oman by UTMB

Regular blogger and ultra runner Lucja Leonard (aka Running Dutchie) shares her latest race review, this time featuring the tough Oman by UTMB, a 137K footrace over the mountains. Entering the challenge “I don’t think I can do this Dion! It’s too...

Race: Half Marathon Des Sables

Our regular reviewer Lucja Leonard (aka Running Dutchie) shares her experience of taking part in the epic Half Marathon Des Sables in Fuerteventura. Introducing the Half MdS I’m jolted awake, screaming. Was I screaming out loud or was that in my nightmare? Where am...

Race: Marathon du Mont Blanc

Lucja Leonard (aka Running Dutchie) shares her experiences of the incredible Marathon du Mont Blanc in this detailed review. More than just a race Marathon du Mont Blanc is more than just a race; this is a party of trail running that...

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Lucja (aka Running Dutchie) has been running for almost a decade. She shares her reviews of some of the most breath-taking races in the world with Run Deep, and offers coaching virtually or as a running weekend in Chamonix.
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