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Pat Carroll: Mental approach to Marathons

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Three-time Commonwealth Games marathon runner and Gold Coast marathon ambassador Pat Carroll has two important pieces of advice for Inside Sport and those of you out there who are considering taking on their first marathon – don’t think about it and don’t talk about it. Don’t think about it “When you’re fired up for a […]

The Marathon Man: What keeps me going

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Based outside of Washington DC, Ultra-Marathon runner Mike Wardian does this while holding down a fulltime job as an international shipbroker, and as father to two young children.  He was in Australia for the Ultra-Trail [May 2017] in the Blue Mountains of NSW, having just made a visit to Kosovo as a fitness ambassador for […]

The Marathon Man: Setting records

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Mike Wardian ran the World Marathon Challenge last January, setting another record in completing each of the seven marathons in seven continents in seven days in less than three hours.  The American tells Inside Sport how he makes sure all this running doesn’t get monotonous, the 43-year-old has set marathon records on a treadmill, pushing […]

4 Destinations for a runcation

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Runcation is term that has been coined to described running and holidaying in one. It could be a trip half way around the world to compete in a world-class marathon or an iconic running event to tick off your bucket list. If you’ve never given much though to runcations, here are  four mind-blowing places to spend your […]

Meet the Marathon Man – Mike Wardian

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The marathon: sport’s classic test to those seeking to push their limits. Unless you’re Mike Wardian, who cranks one out every other week in all corners of the world – he ran more than two dozen marathons, ultra marathons or longer in 2016, including all six city majors, setting a new record for combined time […]

Stepping up to the marathon

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You’ve stepped up to the marathon distance, there’s about three weeks to go until the gun goes and you’re thinking “have I done enough?” The answer is this – anything you do from now until race day will not make you run any faster. Your longest training run should have been knocked over in the last […]

4 Super human running events to add to the bucket list

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Are you the type of person who craves adventure? Perhaps you’re a seasoned runner with a few world famous marathon events under your belt and need something challenging? Who said running was boring? We’ve found the world’s most challenging running events you can start training for now. The Jungle Marathon Voted by CNN as the […]