Hello! Welcome to my Cyprus International 4-day Challenge blog. The Challenge is a stage race held in the Akamas peninsula of Cyprus, taking in four very different races - and I'll be blogging throughout.My runningI've been running for about four
Reckon you'll need extra motivation when winter starts to bite? November's Cyprus Four-Day Challenge could be your answer.If you fancy joining a few RUNNER'S WORLD staffers on the trip, from November 28 to December 6, you'll get to take part in a 6K
Think of the warm spring sunshine that has touched your face on rare, delicious days this month. Now imagine feeling the same this December.It's a long way ahead, but we're delighted to remind you of two new winter events in Cyprus, from Runner
heavy in my legs. If that wasn't the perfect finish to my Cyprus Challenge, a clanging sign of how much I can get back out of the training I put in - and motivation to keep running - I don't know what is.Time: 1:11:59Pace: 11:41/milePosition: 339/343
chance to get warmed up, used to running in the heat - and to check out the competition. In 2009 I'd felt chuffed with my 9 minute/mile pace in the 6K, which would put me in the main pack of most of the big city races I'd done back in the UK. In Cyprus
First thing to say about the 11K Hill Run, is that it's hard. Really hard. Almost entirely uphill, most of that steep, entirely on rocky trails in the Cypriot heat. And a final steep climb into the village for the final kilometre felt especially cruel.Last time I ran the Challeng...
Grinning like a loon while bounding down twisting trails, the sea in the distance growing ever closer, I realised - there it was. My running mojo. It was BACK!The half-marathon starts a bit like the 11K hill run - pale, dusty, rocky trails. But thanks to a start at 300m rather th...
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Captain Simon Powers was first bitten by the triathlon bug when he was posted to Cyprus with the Royal Logistic Corps. Six Ironman races later, he’s stepping up to the challenge of a lifetime on June 2 – The Battle Back 1000.Captain Powers will take
in August (750m at the Hyde Park Triathlon Relay with the rest of Team TW, then 1500m at the Marlow Swim)- Two 10Ks in July- An autumn half-marathon (I am dithering between Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham - advice appreciated!)- The epic Cyprus International
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