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06-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Preview

By Alice Morrison

It’s that time of year again when social media suddenly becomes flooded with shots of golden sand and blue skies, shortly followed by bloody feet and yellow blisters filled with pus. Yes, it is the Marathon des Sables (MDS).

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27-Jun-17

Gavin Boyter Q&A: The Long Run

We love hearing tales of normal, everyday runners going out there and taking on great challenges… but also documenting them in an interesting way. Gavin Boyter is one such runner and in this Q&A, we dive into his Lands End to John O’Groats run, which he has turned into a book - 'Downhill from Here'- and upcoming film of the same name.

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09-May-17

Running with terminal cancer: Q&A with the inspirational Kevin Webber

Kevin Webber has just come back from the desert having completed his second Marathon des Sables. He has the usual tales of surviving the terrible heat, the endless dunes and the leg-burning jebels. But his story has a difference, because Kevin has terminal cancer.

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27-Apr-17

A Chat with Colin Jackson - World Records and Wings for Life

As one of Britain’s and for that matter the world’s, greatest ever athletes; Colin Jackson held the 110m hurdles world record for 13 years and still to this day, holds the world record for the 60m hurdles.

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15-Feb-17

Rob Pope - In the footsteps of Forrest Gump

For some runners it is about personal fitness, for others it is about winning, some just love to run, some need to break themselves, but for all of us it is about taking on challenges and getting through them. Rob Pope, has taken on something pretty extraordinary. He ran across the United States and now he is running back again. We caught up with him to find out what it is all about.

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28-Dec-16

2016 round up … what a year it was

It’s been a fantastic year in the ultra running community. World records smashed, stereotypes vanquished and hopes and dreams realised. We have been covering it all the way and here is our look back at 2016. Put those tired feet up and enjoy.

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28-Oct-16

Lillian Deegan: Running the 1,800mile Wild Atlantic Route

Runners Lillian Deegan and Tom Reynolds, have recently become the first people to run the entire 1,800mile Wild Atlantic Route in Ireland. We had a chat with Lillian to learn what on earth inspired her to undertake this jolly jaunt and find out, how the hell it all went.

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14-Sep-16

The Adventurous Kiwi - An Interview with Hollie Woodhouse

A fine purveyor of all things outdoors, Hollie Woodhouse has a particular penchant for activities on the adventurous end of the spectrum. Between pounding trails in all corners of the globe, she also finds time to create and curate a boutique magazine, filled to the brim with a heady concoction of inspiring and compelling content.

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25-Aug-16

500KM in 5 Days Across Holland: A Chat with Marina Ranger

Like shining knights in an armour of pink (R)underwear, Marina Ranger and Lucja Leonard recently galloped along the length of Holland, running 500km in five days. We have a chat with Marina to learn more about her background and this fabulous ultra running crusade.

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15-Aug-16

Running across Malawi: 27 marathons in 27 days

Brendan Rendall, from Manchester in the UK, has just run across the whole of the African country of Malawi. The distance broke down into the equivalent of 27 marathons and it took him 27 days. His motivation was to raise money for a children’s charity, FOMO (Friends of Mulanje Orphans) and so far he has raised £27,000 which has funded a new school building.

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