Your Shot (May 2018)

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Your Shot (May 2018)

This month’s image comes from VJM2018 70km runner @happilyevertravels via Instagram. We love his wife’s story behind the ultra marathon of Dayna and believe that this is also the story of many runners after the heat of VJM this year. I’m so proud of Jake for surviving and finishing such a difficult race!! When he finished […]

Running Recipe: Homemade ‘nice cream’, by La Holista

Posted by on May 29, 2018 | No Comments
Running Recipe: Homemade ‘nice cream’, by La Holista

After a long training session, we all feel like we could use a good treat. But if you are trying to get to your ideal race weight or keep your body healthy, desserts can be a slippery slope. What if I told you that you can have a delicious ice cream that is creamy, refreshing and always at […]

Epic Run of the Month (May 2018)

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Epic Run of the Month (May 2018)

Each month we select a run (not a race) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which is epic in terms of distance, elevation or both. VMM champ Quang Tran nominated his fellow Danang Runners for their mammoth feats on Danang’s notoriously steep Son Tra. Tuan Nguyen competed a hugely impressive three consecutive loops […]

FREE GYM PASS! All VJM runners get a 1-month VIP Pass from our Sponsor – CFYC

Posted by on May 29, 2018 | No Comments

VJM runners all get a 1-month VIP Pass from our sponsor, California Fitness & Yoga Centers. It is valid until June, so redeem it soon! Follow these steps: Find the nearest California Fitness & Yoga Centers Present this e-voucher, your ID/Passport and Confirmation of Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2018  via email to the receptionist Finish registration […]

Q and A: Ambassador Giles Lever

Posted by on May 29, 2018 | No Comments
Q and A: Ambassador Giles Lever

Giles Lever is the British Ambassador to Vietnam, a passionate ultra runner and multiple finisher of VMM and VJM. Soon he will be leaving Vietnam for a new post, so we took the chance to catch up with him about his ultra experience, managing running alongside a busy job, and the chance he’ll be back […]

Learn from experience – Speed up your progress

Posted by on May 29, 2018 | No Comments
Learn from experience – Speed up your progress

Many runners are now between major trail race targets with VJM behind them and VMM ahead. Therefore our resident coach, Simon Grimstrup, takes a look at how to capitalise on your experience and improve ready for the next time you pin a number on. Simon on the VJM trails If you have recently done a […]

Epic Run of The Month (Mar.2018)

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 | No Comments

Each month we select a run (not a race) from within the VMM and VJM Strava Club which is epic in terms of distance, elevation or both. Giles Lever’s 50 for 50 Multiple finisher of VMM and VJM, Giles Lever (pictured in the VMM shirt above) knocked out 50km with laps around Thong Nhat Park […]

VMM Charity with Newborns Vietnam

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 | No Comments

On behalf of VMM runners yesterday Topas Travel and Newborns Vietnam presented oxygen saturation units to the Obstetrics and Newborn Unit at Lao Cai hospital. Newborns Vietnam is currently providing neonatal training in North Vietnam via the National Children’s Hospital. Topas proudly supports this sustainable, capacity building program. This follows the neonatal training program Newborns […]

Get fit with California Fitness & Yoga Centers for FREE!

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 | No Comments

California Fitness & Yoga Centers is giving away a One Month VIP Pass and Two PT Sessions to all VJM Runners. HOW TO REDEEM Simple and easy, just follow these steps: Find the nearest California Fitness & Yoga Centers Present this e-voucher, your ID/Passport and Confirmation of Vietnam Jungle Marathon via email to Receptionist Finish […]

Carb-loading done right

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 | No Comments
Carb-loading done right

Get ready for race day with this wholesome rice salad by Chiara Squinzi of La Holista During my many years supporting athletes with their diet, I have seen it all, but the most common mistake of all is the pre-race carb-loading. The common thinking is that you should have a big dinner of pasta the […]

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