Marathon des Sables
One of the best things about ultra-marathon running is the people you share the experience with. And when I took part in the 2012 Marathon des Sables (MdS) – a multi-day, 153-mile event across the Sahara desert – I was thrilled to discover I was in the same race as the fantastic Meghan Hicks, albeit at opposite ends of the final result standings.
I am a ‘fun runner’ with one steady pace, reasonable stamina and a lot of stubborn determination. A perfect combination for ultra marathons – which is classed as anything over the standard 26.2 mile marathon distance.
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