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08-Jul-16

Rob Young Interview - Questions on the Controversy - Fastest Crossing of America Attempt

Rob Young and his attempt to break the US Transcon World Record (the Fastest Crossing of the USA) which stands at 46 days, 8 hours and 36 minutes have become a matter of deep controversy in the ultra running community. Rob spoke exclusively and in detail to Luke Jarmey of RunUltra about the run.

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18-Dec-15

7 articles about 7 amazing shrinking brains on the run

It’s not only chocolates in a box and family gifts that are shrinking, apparently ultrarunning brains also contract as they race, or plod, along. Here’s the New Scientist article to read over the holiday season, as you munch on your tiny box of chocolates and admire your new pair of socks.

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12-Nov-15

RODDY RIDDLE: Ex-international cyclist on his journey into Ultras

Roddy Riddle used to cycle internationally until fate intervened. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. But he refused to give up and has now carved himself a place in the ultrarunning community.

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21-Oct-15

Q&A Rob Young - MarathonManUK no.2

Thanks for doing another Q&A with us Rob and congratulations on all these achievements. To put it mildly, you’re quite the extreme endurance collector now. In particular, your World Record of 370 marathons in a year!

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11-Aug-15

An interview with Sean Conway

“I’m an endurance adventurer nomad who lives on a WW2 gunboat“. That is how Sean Conway with the wild, ginger hair introduces himself. He is also the first man to cycle, run and swim the whole British Isles – the Ultimate British Triathlon.

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15-Jul-15

Kevin Carr, running solo around the world

We think that running an ultra is a big deal, but running round the world is something else entirely. Kevin Carr made world records, met bears, was catapulted over his cart and heard the dingoes singing in the desert. He took time out to talk to us.

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25-Jun-15

Runners’ Stories: Running with Diabetes

I am Olivier Kronal, a runner with Type 1 Diabetes. I am 34 years old and live in Tienen in Belgium with my girlfriend, Kelly. I started running two years ago after watching Tom Waes, a Belgian TV star, running the Marathon des Sables. At that time, I had been living with type 1 diabetes for more than 3 years.

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10-Jun-15

Joseph Grosvenor, no ordinary 15 year old

Joseph took part in his first Ultra at the tender age of 13. He was hooked from that day on.

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20-Apr-15

An interview with Rob Young, MarathonManUK

If you think 7 marathons in 7 days is hard.. How about a marathon a day for a whole year? Meet Rob Young aka MarathonManUK who attempted his first marathon last April, and quite literally hasn’t stopped since. With a world record nearly in his grasp we catch up with Rob to find out more about his incredible challenge.

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08-Apr-15

An interview with William Sichel

One of the most esteemed runners we have had so far for our 'Ultra of the Month Q&A’, William Sichel is a pure legend of ultra running. An international British and Scottish athlete, he has set multiple world records at various distances. Read on for an inspiring insight into this great runner.

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