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5 Biggest Challenges Running the Marathon Des Sables

By Kieran Alger on in Events
The biggest barriers to success in the Sahara

Finding the right kit The first thing you realise when you start reading into the Marathon Des Sables is just how much kit you need. First there’s a list of around ten compulsory items, including a sleeping bag, a lighter and a venom pump. Without these the organisers won’t let you ... 

Weekend of running: 22nd & 23rd November

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Your weekend running highlights.

"A rainy 5 mile run around Pednor in Chesham." - David Turner  Continue reading

Man v Marathon Des Sables: Taking on the Toughest Footrace on Earth

By Kieran Alger on in Events
One man versus 156 miles of the Moroccan Sahara.

In 19 weeks I’ll be standing under a start banner somewhere in the Moroccan Sahara. Ahead of me will be 156 miles of sand dunes, desert tracks and six days of 40-degree heat as I take on the ‘toughest footrace on earth’, the Marathon Des Sables (MDS).  I’ve done ultras before. ... 

Second annual 261 Women’s Marathon and 10K announced

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The only women's marathon in Europe is scheduled to take place on International Women's Day, 8 March 2015.

The Palma de Mallorca tourist board has announced the second annual 261 Women’s Marathon and 10K, the only women’s marathon in Europe, will take place in the city on 8 March 2015, International Women’s Day. Registration for both races is now open.   This is the second edition of this pioneering ... 

Weekend of running: 15th & 16th November

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Your weekend of running in pictures.

"Yas Island, Abu Dhabi Saturday" - Susana Correia   Continue reading

Beat the winter blues with a race

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Safeguard against the January blues by entering a great New Year race today.

January can be a bleak month. Once the Christmas hangover has worn off and you've failed to stick to your New Year diet, what else is there to do with those long winter nights? Enter a great race today and you'll soon be distracted from the bleak winter. Rough 'n' Tumble ... 

The Salomon Citytrail™ Richmond Half Marathon and 10K comes to Richmond

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Richmond’s popular local running event, The Salomon CityTrail™ Richmond Half Marathon, returns to Old Deer Park on Sunday 22 March 2015.

If you didn't get a London place but you're still keen to run in the capital, now in its third year, The Salomon CityTrail™ Richmond Half Marathon provides the perfect race day alternative. Runners will get to explore the scenic borough of Richmond, starting in Old Deer Park, passing Ham House, ... 

Weekend of running: 8th & 9th November

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Your weekend of running in pictures.

"Took part in the Remembrance 11km at Fineshade Woods today." - Rebecca Fowler Continue reading

Weekend of running 1st & 2nd November

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Your weekend of running in pictures

"This is my photo on PEA mini marathon in Chaingmai, Thailand. 6th place in women 30-39 year old 9.7km, 52 mins" - Petgunya Hall Continue reading

New York CIty Marathon race report

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Wilson Kipsang wins the race in 40 mph head winds.

The New York City Marathon yesterday saw over 50,000 runners hit the streets to take on the world’s biggest marathon. Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang scored victory by winning the race in 2:10:59. The world record currently stands at 2:03:23. In the women’s race, Kenya came out on top as well with ... 

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