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09-Apr-19

Pawfect finish at the Marathon Des Sables

By Dan Stinton

Four legs are better than two, right? It seems that the on-going Marathon Des Sables (MdS) has gained a rogue entrant when a dog decided to show us humans how to get through a multi-stage ultra. We also update you on the human entrants so far.

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15-Oct-18

Running for Good

By Alice Morrison

Running for Good is a feature-length film following Fiona Oakes’ attempt to set a new global record in endurance racing. She takes part in “toughest footrace on earth,” the Marathon Des Sables, a 250km race through the Sahara Desert.

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12-Sep-18

Camino on the run

By Alice Morrison

Many ultra runners take on long distance challenges throughout their running careers but Agnieszka Pami and Marek Pamula had a humanitarian motive behind their 800 kilometres run along the Camino de Santiago.

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26-Jun-18

Congratulations to our winner of the Grivel mountain runner comp 5L pack

By Kathryn Bullock

Many congratulations to Adam Lee who won a Grivel mountain runner comp 5L pack for his race review. Adam kindly sent us some great photos of himself sporting his brand new Grivel runner pack.

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25-May-18

Ultra runner tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Alice Morrison

Nathan Rae, an ultra runner from Chorlton, has devised his very own tribute to those 22 people who died in the Manchester Arena atrocity a year ago. He ran 67 miles in a heart shape around Manchester.

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12-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Stage Four - The Long Stage

By Alice Morrison

The Long Stage of the Marathon des Sables is the big test of the race and often the one where it is won or lost.

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11-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Stage Three

By Alice Morrison

It was stage 3 of the Marathon des Sables 2018 in Morocco on Tuesday which means the runners are already half way through this year’s race.

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10-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Stage Two

By Alice Morrison

Stage two is traditionally tougher than stage one, although with the first day under their belt, the runners will have the advantage of understanding the conditions a bit better.

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21-Feb-18

Runner takes on Tour de France route

Sometimes, it is not all about the bike. Peter Thompson has set himself the challenge of running the full route of the Tour de France. Two legs good, two wheels bad, to borrow from George Orwell.

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13-Oct-17

Fernanda Maciel breaks Kilimanjaro ascent record

Fernanda Maciel of Brazil has broken the women’s record for the fastest ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. She ascended and descended the 5,895-metre peak in 10 hours and 6 minutes.

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