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Corona Virus COVID-19 - Training / Racing & More

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With large events \ races being cancelled across the UK and the rest of the world what does this mean for your and your chosen sport? Currently the biggest news is on the impact on spring races planned over the next few months including all the big city spring Marathons, but also will affect triathlon races and cycling events in the near future.  As of writing this blog the UK government have not banned all large events but is this the next step with an unknown race limit, number maybe 500 \ 1000 maybe more or less? Either way the participation in...

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ELIUD BREAKS THE BARRIER & JAN IS TRIATHLON WORLD CHAMPION

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ELIUD KIPCHOGE BREAKS THE BARRIER On October 12th 2019 the World witnessed sports history. Eliud Kipchoge broke the 2-hour marathon barrier and finished the 42,2 kilometres in one hour, fifty-nine minutes and forty seconds. Eliud Kipchoge is now the holder of both the official World Record and the Unofficial World Record. THE FUELING STRATEGY - From Maurten Maurten are currently evaluating the INEOS 1:59 challenge and are not able to confirm the exact intake of carbohydrates. But, the strategy was similar to the one applied during his World Record race in Berlin 2018. Every  5 kilometres Eliud received a bottle containing 250 millilitres of Drink Mix...

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INEOS 1.59 Challenge

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INEOS 1.59 CHALLENGE VIENNA’19 ON OCTOBER 12TH 2019, ELIUD KIPCHOGE WILL ATTEMPT TO BECOME THE FIRST HUMAN TO RUN A SUB 2 HOUR MARATHON, SUPPORTED BY INEOS. THIS HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE A GENERATION DEFINING MOMENT OF HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT AND ONE OF THE GREATEST SPORTING MOMENTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY. Live Stream - Stream Start Time: 07:00 BST / 08.00ECT MAURTEN IS THE FUEL BEHIND THE 1.59 CHALLENGE 2019.   FUELLING INEOS 1:59 CHALLENGE IT CAN BE ESTIMATED THAT ELIUD KIPCHOGE EXPENDS >1200 KCAL PER HOUR AT 2:51 MIN/KM PACE - ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY FROM CARBOHYDRATES. KIPCHOGE WILL USE A MIXTURE OF GEL...

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Comrades Marathon 2019 - Nedbank Elite Green Dream Team

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XMiles are proud to announce Anthony as part of the Nedbank Elite Athletes team for the COMRADES MARATHON 2019 Nedbank Green Dream Team and Provincial Sponsor and Support Criteria for Athletes Comrades Marathon 2019 Click here for Nedbank Running Club Athletes Profiles for Comrades 2019 The team includes some familiar names for including; COMRADES MARATHON 2019 MALE – PROFILES Anthony Clark - XMiles Steven Way Lee Grantham Sage Canaday COMRADES MARATHON 2019 FEMALE – PROFILES Gerda Steyn Camille Herron Christine Wellington Samantha Amend - XMiles \ SNB Ambassador

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ACP 2019 Preview + 100k Nutrition

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As we approach the Anglo Celtic Plate (ACP) we preview the 2019 event and take a look at the teams, even though Anthony from XMiles is not racing this year, his focus instead set for running the Comrades Marathon for the International Nedbank team, we have significant interest with two of our ambassadors racing for both England and Scotland and XMiles customers racing for England, Scotland and Wales. The Event - Perth, Scotland The ACP was the brain child of John Foden, John established a 100km road event in 1993, utilising the traffic free paths of Holme Pierrepoint Park, Nottingham.   His aim...

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