2016 US Marathon Statistics With 2016 coming to close, the fine people over at RunnerClick produced this amazing info-graphic that gives us key facts and figures from marathons all over the United States. With more races out there than ever before, now is the time to start setting goals for the…

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Little Miss Fancy Pants – Rome to Home Every evening for the past 21 days, without fail, I have put on my Fancy Clothes. I have not washed them during this 21 days. They are, might I add, Very Fancy. They consist of purple compression pants, a sports bra…

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The choices we make define us. We choose what job to take. We choose what food to eat. We choose how to spend our spare time. We choose where we live and we choose who to spend our time with. We choose whether to watch others go on an…

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It’s been 5 months since we spoke to The Wounded Pelicans last. If you don’t remember who they are, Christopher Evans (Tofes) & Antony Sedman are two 24y/o Australians from the Gold Coast in Australia competing in an insane amount of endurance events to raise $20k for cancer research…

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On Saturday the 30th July, avid runner Stuart Repon-Ness will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime as he runs the west coast of the United States. His route will take him from Seattle, Washington all the way down Route 101 to San Diego, California in 45 days or…

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In September Ed Wethered, Chief Entertainment Officer of the feel-good charity Raise Your Hands, will run 1000km around the UK on the longest run of its kind, all in support of small children’s charities – and he wants you to join him. RYH1000 RYH1000 is a 1000km endurance run…

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In 2015, blind ultra runner Jason Romero decided to take on a challenge called the Puerto Rico 150+ or as he calls it, ‘The monster of the Caribbean’. This brutal challenge takes runners 183 miles from the easternmost to the westernmost point of the island and has to be…

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Some runners love competition. They spend hours doing sprint sets. They talk about doing a marathon in “sub 2:15” and wear things that look like gun holsters but fill them with water bottles and gels. I am not that runner. I am an explore-the-world-via-running runner. I am a get-to-work-for-free…

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Working at EtchRock has really opened my eyes in terms of what it means to challenge yourself. On a daily basis I see stories of people pushing their bodies to the limits with the purpose of reaching mind-blowing goals. I would think to myself, “How on earth did they…

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Earlier this month we took a look at some tips for first time marathon runners. Today, we look at a couple key items that you may want to take with you on race day. It can be the most deflating thing, when you are getting in the zone for…

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