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Execution: the GNW 100 Mile redemption

Hmmm…could it be that when things actually go to plan there’s not all that much to say about them, even when they represent an enormously significant personal achievement? Perhaps. My last note about the GNW100 miler was two years ago,

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Runner profile: Katherine Macmillan

The consummate ‘quiet achiever’, Katherine Macmillan is one of those reassuring faces you see at the start line of an ultra, calmly stretching her quads, confirming your belief that there is order in the universe. Asking Kathy what her target

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Gear Review: Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest

A Review of Ultimate Direction’s Signature ‘Scott Jurek’ Ultra Vest Firstly a caveat: before obtaining this pack I didn’t use one at all in races. My only personal comparison is to the Deuter Race pack I wear on most of

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