Tobias Mews was the fastest British competitor at the 2011 Marathon des Sables. After serving in the Army for six years, he needed a new challenge and decided to become an ultra endurance athlete. He races most weekends and has completed numerous sub-3:00 marathons, long-distance...
Time: 4:24After successfully completing my first marathon yesterday, here is my snapshot on the whole event!Best moment: Without wishing to be too obvious the feeling of running round the Cutty Sark and over Tower Bridge was amazing having for years
, July 23, the Pirate Fleet will be at Ironman Germany, this time with more than 60 members. Some of them back for the second time to race it rather than simply survive it, and some of them fresh blood, who took the Captain’s five pence after witnessing
drinking, meals and washing up.6. Travel LightBackpacks must weigh between 6.5kg and 15kg, including food (but excluding water). This ensures racers carry the caloric minimum and the mandatory desert survival gear (listed below), while reducing injury risk
of the joy out of being in a stunning, albeit hostile, environment. I'm thankful that I'm surviving it.
half IM distance, the event was longer than most of the forum contingent had attempted to date.The previous months of frenzied training had not been without its casualties. A week before the race the list of injuries had grown amongst the forumite
: April 26Madrid’s most important athletic event has seen around 200,000 runners attempt to complete the 42.2K run within the six-hour time limit, but only 120,000 have been successful to date – it is without a doubt survival of the fittest. The well
behind him, including the five World Majors Marathons in 2008. Riel’s gearing up for the Gobi March – a tough 250K survival race through the Gobi Desert – but is putting this on hold to make sure he sees his RW pace group through under the magical sub-3
Epping Forest 10K (Essex, July 1)Forest trail running is an excellent test of fitness and agility, and this new addition to the popular Salomon calendar runs through one of the few surviving ancient forests in the UK.Although a little muddy (as you might
from the Marathon des Sables.The Race The Marathon des Sables (MdS or Marathon of the Sands) is a seven-day six-stage race held annually across a section of the Sahara desert in southern Morocco. 2011 sees the 26th running of the event that is often
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