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08-May-19

The UK Godfather of Desert Running – Jack Denness

By Susie Chan

Jack Denness is the UK Godfather of desert running. He’s the ultra runner you have probably never heard of, a pioneer in the sport at a time when it was so underground, so niche, that soft flasks for race vests were a mere twinkle in the eye of sports companies.

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12-Mar-19

Spending time with the family at the Coastal Challenge

By Susie Chan

Susie talks to Bill and Jess Adsett, a father and daughter team who ran The Coastal Challenge together, one of the most difficult multistage races in the world.

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15-Oct-18

Interview with Cat Simpson

By Susie Chan

Ultra runner Cat Simpson has gone from strength to strength, after breaking the course record for the 145 mile Grand Union Canal Race, she recently broke the three hour marathon time and was the only female in the GB Spartathlon team.

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09-Oct-18

Tooting 24hr Race review

By Susie Chan

Its raining. It has just started and the forecast is more rain. I’m standing on Tooting Bec track on the outskirts of London contemplating the grey skies and what is about to happen.

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13-Aug-18

Crewing Badwater

By Susie Chan

Badwater 135 is known as one of the toughest races in the world for a reason. The race route goes from the lowest point in continental US to the highest you can go without a climbing license. Susie Chan tells us what it is like to crew one of the world’s toughest races.

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10-Jul-18

5 rules of Crewing

By Susie Chan

Many ultramarathons allow crews and in the US it is very much encouraged. Crewing can mean either running alongside the racer or being a mobile aid station.

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23-May-18

Third Lady at Marathon des Sables: An interview with Gemma Game

By Susie Chan

Gemma Game returned to the Marathon des Sables (MdS) this year after bagging herself a top 10 place in 2015.

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