The Easter weekend saw the start of one of the high points in the ultra-marathon calendar – the sand- and sun-blasted Marathon des Sables that involves a six-day challenge across 251km of Moroccan desert. I did it myself in 2011 – the most expensive self-catering beach holiday I have ever been on, as I may [...]
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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