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Runners Profile - Gemma Carter

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Runners BIO: Gemma Carter Club: Serpentine Gemma is a competitive endurance runner specialising in ultras. She has competed in ultras for 7 years following her first marathon at 19. Gemma is also a running coach working in London with a background in sports science, personal training and sports psychology.  Highlights - Guinness World Record for the fastest 50 km on a treadmill (female) -Represented England at the Anglo Celtic Plate 100km 2016 -First place at Chiltern Extreme Challenge 50km -First Place at Richmond Ultra  -Silver medal at National Trail Championships - 3:06:42 Marathon PB Social - Follow Gem Power of 10 - Profile Twitter - @gems_carter...

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Runners Profile - Denise Day

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Runners BIO: Denise Day Club: Unattached Tackling the 23km de Mont Blanc 'First mountain race' (finished in 4:36) Highlights - Regular Trail Runner - 19 marathons - 2 x 50k Ultra, 32 Miles - 4:59:29 Marathon PB - 26:42 parkrun PB Plans for 2017 - Jurassic Coast 100 - 100k, another bash at Snowdonia Trail Marathon, and a 33 mile ultra Social - Follow Den Strava - Profile Twitter - socks_up_to Website Blog - Socks Up To Event - 23km de Mont Blanc DISCIPLINE - Trail Running Distance - 23km DATE: June 2015 Event Profile Pre Its not essential but I do quite like to have what me and my husband like to call our...

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Runners Profile - Craig Dixon

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Runners BIO: Craig Dixon Club: Dorset Doddlers Started running in 2005 and just about completed Flora London Marathon. Did a few more marathons and got into ultras and in 2013 took on the Marathon Des Sables. MDS tag line is "The toughest foot race on earth", whilst most people would decide to stay clear, I decided this was a challenge worth taking on.. Worked hard in 2014 to get the elusive sub 3 hour marathon before injury and illness struck. Highlights - MDS Finisher 2013 - IRONMAN Copenhagen, Denmark Finisher 2015 - 3:07:31 marathon PB 2017 Plans - Aiming to hit Marathon...

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Runners Blog - Race Report - Viking Way 2014 - 147 ish miles - Andy Horsley

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Over the 19th - 20th April 2014 Andy Horsley ran the Viking Way Ultra and here is what he had to say ……… After a great but tiring weekend at the London Marathon I had six days to recover before attempting the Viking Way Ultra for an unprecedented third time. The previous two years I had only just made the cut off at the finish and was aiming to make the finish a bit more comfortable for both me and anyone else following the race who had stayed up in previous years. I had only managed two very short (4-6 mile)...

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