Shades crossing the finishline on the last dayFor many people, running one marathon is a lifetime’s achievement. However, one Runner’s World forumite has set the bar considerably higher. The challenge for Selina Da Silva (aka Shades) was to complete
sport, swim-bike-run is just the sort of challenge some people are looking for. But how helpful are their former sports when it comes to doing well in triathlon?We asked seven triathletes from different sporting backgrounds to sum up their experiences
Triathlon is hot. In the past five years, participation in the sport of swimming-biking-running has tripled in the UK. It's estimated that nearly 100,000 people in this country will race the triple this year. Who are all these multi-taskers, and why should you join the crowd?Many...
’d finished. Instead I dug in, which was probably rather silly given the injury but I wanted to challenge myself where I’d failed last week.At mile 15 the decision was taken out of my hands. My running buddy had been struggling with flu and had to walk
When we decided to take on a relay triathlon, I was full of beans for a new challenge - that is until we drew straws and I heard my discipline, cycling.It's fair to say that I've never been a cycling enthusiast. A few too many close shaves
The London Marathon is truly one of the greatest races of all time. I’m a person who loves a challenge and I certainly love an adventure and my race yesterday was certainly that. The first half of the race was fine. At the halfway point I thought I
scientists and other experts agree doesn't mean that there aren't others who think something wildly different. The challengers have logic and evidence to support their views, too, and if they eventually prevail, it wouldn't be the first time that the rules
cross-trainer which mimics the motion of running without the impact. He says, "Every single step you run thuds through your body, so if you've got the opportunity to cross-train, do it." What other challenges are out there? The 100 Marathon Club have
on the market. Shoes with solid-rubber studs on the sole are great for a variety of conditions."Spencer Barden, another GB cross-country international, stresses that your shoes should match the terrain.Be Prepared"One challenge with cross-country and other off
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