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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 »

28 days of 28 miles for Stoptober

Rory Coleman Rory Coleman is a world record breaking ultra marathon runner who has been a huge part of the Tribesports community from the very beginning, he's run 200 ultra marathons and set 9 Guinness World Records - this man knows how to set himself a challenge! That's why, when we heard about his mega challenge to run 28 miles a day for 28 days, we had to find out more:

Rory's challenge started on the 9th September and he won't be stopping until October 6th - we hope he's packed his blister plasters!

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Posted by Rory C under Running, Ultrarunning on 13 September 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Endurance Sport: The Ultimate Business Playground?

Andy Mouncey There’s nothing new about high-achieving sports people accepting invitations from the world of business to talk about their experience and ‘how they dun it.’

Assuming the speaker can connect with his/her audience then the ‘wow’ factor can indeed be high and it can be a moving and inspirational experience for many in the room with some powerful lessons to take away.

And for many people that’s enough.

Except there are others who want to go that step further - harness those lessons to change...

Posted by Andy Mouncey of Big and Scary Running under Ultrarunning on 25 August 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

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