Haile Gebrselassie's sudden announcement of his retirement from racing has sent shockwaves through the running community. While we wait to see whether or not the running legend reverses his emotional decision, we relive the moments that made Gebrselassie the running legend he is ...
the first blind person to run seven marathons across seven continents in seven days. From the Falkland Islands through Santiago, Los Angeles, Sydney, Dubai and Nairobi, his challenge concluded with the Flora London Marathon 2008. Raising both money
– and Mrs DD and I need that to remain sane. (Best feeling in the world? Crossing the finish line of a marathon with your kids in your arms.) – Dubai DaveI didn't run when STS Jr was born. She's now six, and getting time to myself can still be awkward
regularly train with a club mate who runs a 33:00 10K against my 40:00 10K. The plus side is that I have broken my PB at every distance from 5K to marathon in the past 18 months - a fact I put down to being pulled along by my club mate. Dubai Dave
Chips It shouldn't be a problem - you might even feel a bit better for it. I had two weeks off before a marathon last year (although I still swam and did weights) - it didn't make a jot of difference. Good luck! JuanaH A couple of weeks shouldn
to look inside yourself and ask why.Generally, if you can't motivate yourself, you won't stay motivated for very long. danowat Join the thread Marathon mass Has anyone else put on weight after taking up running, or is it just me
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