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26 Jun

Dragons Slain On Third Day

Jasmin ParisThe third day of the Dragon’s Back Race proved to be the most gruelling yet with only half of the competitors remaining at the end of the day. Wednesday’s stage saw the field faced with the task of covering 68km - the farthest to date - across six substantial peaks and stretches of difficult terrain.

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24 Jun

Two Down For Dragons

Charlie Sharp navigating - image by Rob HowardTuesday (23 June) saw the second day of the 2015 edition of the Dragon’s Back Race with competitors face a slightly longer distance than day one as they moved from Nant Gwynant to Dolgellau, via the Moelwyn and Rhinog hills. As anticipated, the gruelling event has already taken its toll on runners with 17 retirements already: yesterday’s heat, plus fatigue from day one, have been cited as major factors for the withdrawals. 

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24 Jun

Drawing A Blanc

Beat the Sun FinishLast Sunday (21 June 2015) five relay teams battled it out in ASICS Beat the Sun – an action-packed relay race around Mont Blanc. A mere four seconds separated Team Americas and Team South Europe after each had completed the 150km course.

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21 Jun

Manning Up In Glasgow

Robert Gilroy 'high 5ing' post-race

Light rain did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of a big Father's Day field for the 2015 Men's 10K in Glasgow today (Sunday 21 June). Podium regular Robert Gilroy (Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers) raced round to break the tape on 31:50 ahead of Colin Thomas (33:48) and Iain Reid (34:07). 

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