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The Tusker – Expedition Ultra Trail Run

The Tusker – Expedition Ultra Trail Run

370 km – max. 108 hours – 11.500m elevation In July 2021, Serge will participate in the Tusker Run. The Tusker is a 230 Mile (370km), non stop, self navigated, semi-supported ultra trail run through the Eden To Addo Wildlife Corridor. Runners will traverse 7 mountain ridges as they race through 5 of the 7 natural biomes in South Africa from the start in Addo to the finish at Diepwalle. About the Corridor The Eden to Addo vision is to…

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A grieving mother’s marathon

A grieving mother’s marathon

Gina Young, of Viola, Ill., trains for the Quad Cities Marathon’s half-marathon in the cemetery where her son, John-Michael Perry, is buried. The 20-year-old died Aug. 3, 2016, after falling out of a moving car while leaving the Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport with friends. The grieving mother says she is running the race to honor her late son and help heal her pain.

Reverend Philip Sourbut runs half marathon as “Act of defiance” against grief.

Reverend Philip Sourbut runs half marathon as “Act of defiance” against grief.

A Church of England minister who recently completed his first half-marathon at the age of 61 says he took up running as an “act of defiance” against grief. Reverend Philip Sourbut completed the Great West Run in Exeter in two hours and five minutes. He said he was “disappointed not to do the race in under two hours but relieved to have still been running at the end.” The Director of Mission and Ministry for the Church of England in Devon only…

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Brian Thomas – The healing power of 1000 miles of ultrarunning

Brian Thomas – The healing power of 1000 miles of ultrarunning

Dr. Thomas explores the effect of ultrarunning on persevering after loss. Dr. Brian Thomas is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Saginaw Valley State University where he teaches and does research on global cultures and food. Dr. Thomas has been running ultramarathons for over a decade. He has successfully completed over a dozen ultramarathons including three 100 mile runs and a solo, unsupported 50k run on the Great Wall of China. He is currently training to run the Hallucination 100…

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In Flanders Fields (relay) marathon

In Flanders Fields (relay) marathon

22° In Flanders Fields Marathon –  20/09/’20 at 10am No belgian marathon event is more about commemoration than the In Flanders Fields marathon. On the battlefield of WWI all participants will remember the importance of the historic event that took place, in honour of those who gave their lives for our country. IFF Marathon can be ran as a regular marathon or as a relay race. Our goal will be to gather a Run2Remember team consisting of 5 runners that will…

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Alternative to Garmin team trail – race report

Alternative to Garmin team trail – race report

On June 6th 2020 Serge and Emanuele would have participated in the 200km estafette Garmin team trail in Spain. Unfortunately, due to Covid19 the Garmin trail 2020 was cancelled.  But instead of just cancelling the race they both commited to running their part of the Garmin team trail in their own country. This meant that on June 6th 2020 they ran 100km with a 3.000 meter ascent simultaneously.  Friendship, dedication to our community and determination made sure they met their target….

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Cancelled – Maasmarathon of the Basse-Meuse

Cancelled – Maasmarathon of the Basse-Meuse

After participating in the 100km del Sahara as a walker Livia got inspired to try running one more time. She did try it more than once in the past but she did always quit before reaching any distance over 5km. This time it was different. When she started running in November 2019 she noticed that the walking had already improved her endurance and being outside also makes her feel close to her missing son. And so running became a welcome…

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Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara

Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara

‘It’s a superpower’: how walking makes us healthier, happier and brainier The Guardian – Amy Fleming – 28 Jul 2019 Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing else. He explains why you should exchange your gym kit for a pair of comfy shoes and get strolling. Taking a stroll with Shane O’Mara is a risky endeavour. The neuroscientist is so passionate about walking, and our collective right to go…

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Adrian Henry – Chasing Pounamu

Adrian Henry – Chasing Pounamu

“Chasing Pounamu” is the highly anticipated movie by Aaron Smart recounting the story of Adrian Henry and his pursuit of redemption on the Tarawera 100 Mile course in 2019.  The movie follows Henry, a back of the pack runner, in his quest to finally earn the Pounamu he had never been given. A moving and dramatic story of the everyday-man, interspersed with insights from the elites of global trail running.  Chasing Pounamu will touch anyone that’s ever got back up…

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