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Final pre Marathon Des Sables post....

So the big day is upon me. Flying to Morocco tomorrow for the 29th Marathon des Sables. I am very excited and really cannotwait to get out there and get it done. 727 more words

The Green Man Ultra

As part of my Marathon des Sables preparation I entered the Green Man Ultra – 46 mile loop around Bristol. I thought this would be a good opportunity to test my recent training and get some miles under the belts in more testing circumstances. 864 more words

A very interesting blog from Lev at Secret Compass (www.secretcompass.com) talking about the challenges and demands of the desert. We are going to face theses same problems with food and water in the Sahara desert and our ability to manage these demands and the heat will no doubt be crucial in success (or not). 33 more words