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 Everest Challenge Marathon, the Antarctic 100K and the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race. In 2009, he became the first person to run seven marathons on seven continents in less than seven days, completing the mammoth task in just five days, 10 hours and eight
again, and six months later I was running sub-1:45 half marathons. When my second child was born, I was better prepared. I avoided comfort food and made special time in my life to run. It's amazing the difference an hour or so running on a Sunday morning
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
British men broke 2:20 in the marathon. However, the number of British men who did that in 1983 was 102! What has changed? David Jones 39 The first reason is that there were a lot more people running. The second is that people were prepared to run as many
started running about 18 months ago, initially to lose weight. I did my first 10K in September 08 in 55.32. I had a race today and finished in a PB of 43.31 - a full 12 minutes off my time in 13 months. If you join a club and stick with it you could
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