Top 3 Hot Takes from the 2019 UTMB, CCC and TDS Races

By Jason Koop, Head Coach of CTS Ultrarunning As has been the case for the last few years, I spent the better part of a weekend following athletes around the (newly revamped) Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie (TDS), Courmayeur – Champex – Chamonix (CCC), and Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) races. The races were …

How to Play the Long Game in Ultrarunning

By Jason Koop, Head Coach of CTS Ultrarunning I have met two distinct types of athletes in my coaching career. Those who play the long game and those who do not. With athletes who play the long game, I usually have the opportunity to coach them for many years and many events. Athletes not playing …