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Marathon des Sables – Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Notebook

Marathon des Sables – Sir Ranulph Fiennes

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 [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 8 April 2015 at 11:51 am

The fun running blog: Journey to the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB), Notebook

The fun running blog: Journey to the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB)

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.

By | Notebook | Friday, 1 February 2013 at 5:47 pm

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