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Rose K's Marathon des Sables: Part 2

Rose K completed the Marathon des Sables last month, she's not some professional adventurer, she works a full-time job, likes the occasional gin & tonic and hadn't run an organized 5km until 2 years ago.Rose running MdS

Not everyone would choose to spend 10 days of their annual leave running through the desert, so we wanted to hear how her adventure went!

Day 1

We had 1km of running then we hit the dunes, the biggest in the world. I read a blog by Al Humphreys saying that you must finish day 1 frustrate...

Posted by Rose K under Ultrarunning on 21 May at 11:00 PM • Read more »

From first 5km to Marathon des Sables in just 2 years #RunWithMe

Rose K MdS Runner

Rose Kingscote is an old-timer here at Tribesports, since joining in 2012 she discovered running in mass-participation events. Whilst Rose was always sporty, she ran her first official 5km race in 2012 and in just 2 years has now completed the Marathon des Sables, raising over £18,000 for Walking With The Wounded.

We caught up with Rose to find out what made her take on this epic Challenge!

First off, can you outline your running experience before you entered the Marathon des Sables?

In...

Posted by Rose K of Walking With The Wounded under Ultrarunning on 19 May at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Tribesports User of the Week: Amy I

Amy Outdoors!Which Tribesports Challenge has been your toughest and which are you most proud of?

I think sit ups are the worst exercise ever, right up there with burpees. So the challenge was 100 sit ups in under 2:30 was tough but after working on core strength with my sit ups after a couple of weeks, I was able to complete it.

It’s awesome to see you’re tackling your first ultra this year. How is the training going?

Training is going well. I am learning a lot from experienced trail runners and people...

Posted by Amy I under Ultrarunning, Running on 6 February at 12:00 AM • Read more »

#SayItWithSweat Guide to Races

New Year's Resolutions are easy to make: I'm going to win the London Marathon, break 10 hours for 100 miles and take the Queen out for dinner at a Wimpy (she'll get the frankfurters, obviously).

Resolutions made, it is that easy, right?

But what's this? Tribesports want us to #sayitwithsweat? Well, that's a different story… so how do you motivate yourself to get sweaty all year round?

Robbie Britton #sayitwithsweat

Making resolutions is easy; sticking to them is a much bigger challenge than we all let ourselves in for...

Posted by Robbie B under Running, Ultrarunning on 10 January at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Spartathlon race: 153 miles in under 36 hours

So, how do you get into running 100 mile and 24hr races? Do they just come pick you as the most energetic in the bunch at the Bedlam Asylum or is it a conscious choice you make because there just isn't enough pain and a suffering in your life?

Robbie BrittonI started running about 4 years ago when my mate Smithy told me he was running the Windermere marathon and I decided I couldn't let him do it alone as we would never hear the end of how great he was, so I signed up too. I thought it would be a little c...

Posted by Robbie Britton of Robbie Britton: Team GB Ultrarunner under Ultrarunning on 24 September 2013 at 11:00 AM • Read more »

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