Month: March 2013

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The Barkley Marathons – How tough are you

This article on the New York Times website is well worth a read. It is about a 100 mile ultra that only 12 people have ever finished. Most people fail the entry process. Oh, there is a fun run too, if you can manage 60 miles with no paths and massive hills. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/sports/the-barkley-marathons-few-know-how-to-enter-fewer-finish.html?smid=tw-nytimes&_r=1&pagewanted=all&

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Endurancelife CTS Sussex 2013 – Review

This was my 5th www.endurancelife.com CTS marathon in 6th months and my 6th marathon since October last year. I decided to make a substantial change to my race strategy this time in a bid to turnaround my steadily increasing finishing times. The result was the most fun race that I have had in a long time. It wasn’t …

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Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series Sussex 2013 Preview

Saturday will see this years Sussex round of the Endurance Life Coastal Trail Series (CTS) take place near Eastbourne. The long distance weather forecast is looking a bit ropy, so make sure to pack a slightly thicker waterproof jacket, and come appropriately prepared. The route looks amazing as usual, and doesn’t look too overly long compared …