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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.

Outside: Running Blind Through the Valley of Death

Outside: Running Blind Through the Valley of Death

Aug 06 2020   Aniceto Almeida rode his bike more than 3,000 miles to the Atacama Crossing desert race without an entry spot. Vladmi Virgilio, a blind ultrarunner, showed up without a guide. Both trusted that it would all work out.

The Telegraph: Alex Flynn will complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus with Parkinson's

The Telegraph: Alex Flynn will complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus with Parkinson's

Feb 03 2020    "I had to prove to my sons that Dad doesn't give up", Alex Flynn's world was rocked when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's, but endurance challenges help him to cope.

METRO: ‘I lost my wife and job when I got Parkinson’s, now I run ultra marathons’

METRO: ‘I lost my wife and job when I got Parkinson’s, now I run ultra marathons’

Dec 26 2019   An ultra-endurance athlete planning to ‘make history’ by completing a host of staggeringly tough events has spoken movingly about how Parkinson’s disease changed his life.    

10 Insane Ultramarathons That Are Worth the Hurt

10 Insane Ultramarathons That Are Worth the Hurt

Dec 14 2019   4 Deserts Race Series named alongside UTMB, Western States and Badwater as 10 insane ultramarathons that are worth the hurt

Film "Run for Dreams" about Tommy Chen's 4 Deserts Grand Slam journey

Film "Run for Dreams" about Tommy Chen's 4 Deserts Grand Slam journey

Nov 18 2019   The film about champion runner Tommy Chen who completed the 4 Deserts Grand Slam in 2018 has been released on Cathay Pacific inflight entertainment.

LONELY PLANET: Epic Runs of the World

LONELY PLANET: Epic Runs of the World

Jun 25 2019   Epic Runs of the World - RacingThePlanet.

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 1)

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 1)

Jun 19 2019   "GREAT RACE" is a documentary series that follows extreme races covering hundreds of miles and exceeds the limits of body and spirit. The runners say the races have changed their lives.

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 2)

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 2)

Jun 19 2019   "GREAT RACE" is a documentary series that follows extreme races covering hundreds of miles and exceeds the limits of body and spirit. The runners say the races have changed their lives.

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