How Does Champion Ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Train?

Kilian Jornet, a 25-year-old ultrarunning champion and speed mountaineer, spoke to a packed house at Boulder Running Company. He talked about growing up in the Spanish Pyrenees and appreciating mountain running for the amazing views of nature it affords. But the running and alpinist crowd had questions about the nuts and bolts of his training. What does it take to become one of the fastest mountain runners and best trail runners in the world?

Here, he takes a question from event attendee Sarah Welsh-Huggins. Watch to find out whether Kilian has a coach or a plan, and if he runs for 7 to 8 hours the day before a race.

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