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Brain&Life:  An Endurance Athlete with Alzheimer’s Finishes ‘World’s Toughest Race’

Brain&Life: An Endurance Athlete with Alzheimer’s Finishes ‘World’s Toughest Race’

Mar 01 2021    Mark Macy inspires the world after a diagnosis of young-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Lacombe Online - Former Lacombe Resident Plays Through The Cold in World's Longest Hockey Game

Lacombe Online - Former Lacombe Resident Plays Through The Cold in World's Longest Hockey Game

Feb 13 2021   Troy Schaab (Atacama Crossing 2019 finisher) plays through the cold in World's Longest Hockey Game. Forty players and a number of volunteers have been participating in the 7th edition of the World’s Longest Hockey Game non-stop since Thursday, February 4 at Saikers Acres in Sherwood Park, just outside of Edmonton.

Muddy Socks Magazine - Hadley & Izzy, is it in the DNA?

Muddy Socks Magazine - Hadley & Izzy, is it in the DNA?

Feb 11 2021   How Hadley Slade-Jones (RacingThePlanet: New Zealand finisher) completed a half-marathon with his 10 year old daughter

The Straits Times - Running ultra-marathons in places of great beauty and the pandemic lessons learnt

The Straits Times - Running ultra-marathons in places of great beauty and the pandemic lessons learnt

Jan 25 2021   But the dawn of a new year - and the prospect of some travel emerging later in the year with the global vaccine roll-out - is a good time to remember that ultra-marathons have taken me to the most isolated and beautiful places on earth.These include the Atacama Desert in Chile, the Sahara in Namibia and hundreds of kilometres of wilderness in Mongolia, Nepal, Laos, China, Vietnam and Antarctica.

The Press of Atlantic City - New Jersey man runs length of state, finishes in Cape May

The Press of Atlantic City - New Jersey man runs length of state, finishes in Cape May

Jan 12 2021   Cole Crosby of New Jersey plans to run the 4 Deserts

Legal News - Elite Company: Area attorney ranks among best in a variety of pursuits

Legal News - Elite Company: Area attorney ranks among best in a variety of pursuits

Dec 04 2020    The honor dovetails neatly with Doreen Hoffman’s continued interest in pushing herself to greater heights in Ironman triathlon and “RacingThePlanet” ultra-marathon events, which includes some of the most grueling tests of endurance that race competition can offer.

Seattle Met - An Ultramarathoner Is Running Every Street in Her Seattle Neighborhood

Seattle Met - An Ultramarathoner Is Running Every Street in Her Seattle Neighborhood

Nov 19 2020   IN A WORLD free of travel restrictions, Beth Whitman would be in Antarctica right now, trekking over ice and snow in the last of four 250-kilometer races. Whitman planned to complete the 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series, which, over the course of the year, would take her to Namibia, Mongolia, Chile, and finally the Antarctic Peninsula.

Channel NewsAsia - Train in Singapore, run in Mongolia: The 58-year-old CEO who does ultra-marathons

Channel NewsAsia - Train in Singapore, run in Mongolia: The 58-year-old CEO who does ultra-marathons

Nov 11 2020    From Antarctica to Kazakhstan, Singapore-based Alain Esseiva has travelled to these exotic corners of the planet just to run exceedingly long distances.

THE SPORTSMAN : Seven Days, 155 Miles, -49C Temperatures: Welcome To ‘The Last Desert’

THE SPORTSMAN : Seven Days, 155 Miles, -49C Temperatures: Welcome To ‘The Last Desert’

Nov 07 2020   The race in Antarctica is the most extreme of tests. Antarctica: the driest, the windiest, and of course the coldest on the planet. You aren’t attempting a mere 26.2 miles. You are pursuing 155, your body heat generating the sheer antithesis of what the elements are trying to inflict upon you.

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