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5 May

Ultimate Success For British Forrest Gump

Sean ConwayExtreme endurance adventurer Sean Conway – aka the British Forrest Gump – has completed the Ultimate British Triathlon, running the entire length of Great Britain. Sean set off from John O’Groats and finished at Land’s End – totally unsupported, carrying all his own kit, including a tent, and sourcing food and water along the way.

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28 Apr

Jeptoo Could Face Extended Ban

Rita JeptooThe International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has continued its more hard line attitude to doping by filing a request for Rita Jeptoo’s ban to be doubled to four years. This move comes shortly after the IAAF revised its testing laws, which means that elite athletes will be subject to the testing as early as this summer. 

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24 Apr

Way To Run Edinburgh

Steve WayGlasgow 2014 star, Steve Way, will be looking to kick-start his spring racing by competing at Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday 31 May. The 40-year-old captured the imagination of the nation this summer when he completed the journey from a heavy smoking takeaway-addict to Commonwealth Games hero.

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