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Women are better marathon pacers than men – study

An analysis of nearly 2m results from 131 marathons staged around the world found that women are better pacers than men when it comes to marathon running. Advertisement “Although men are faster marathon runners than women they are not the smartest,” concluded study author Jens Jakob Andersen of RunRepeat.com, who estimates that women are 18% better…

By JohnValbyNation July 29, 2021 0

220 Awards 2015 shortlist up

Here they are – the nominees for this year’s 220 awards, as chosen by you, our readers! Advertisement With twenty categories and thousands of votes cast, we had a bumper haul of strong contenders to trawl through this year. Many congrats to all those shortlisted – we’ll be announcing the winners at the 220 Triathlon…

By JohnValbyNation July 29, 2021 0

Rebecca Preston joins Brett Sutton’s tri squad

Triathlon coach Brett Sutton has announced that Australian athlete Rebecca Preston is joining his superstar squad after a long hiatus, in a bid to wrap up her tri career on a high. Advertisement Preston was at her peak in 2006 and 2007, when she claimed back-to-back victories at Ironman Switzerland. She also placed fifth in…

By JohnValbyNation July 29, 2021 0

Alistair Brownlee to speak at 2015 Keswick Mountain Festival

Cumbria will again play host to the country’s biggest outdoors festival this year, taking place on 14 -17 May. Keswick Mountain Festival will offer an exciting smorgasbord of adventure-themed activities, live performances and high-profile speakers, including Alistair Brownlee. Advertisement Brownlee, arguably Britain’s top triathlete and certainly one of the world’s best, will be giving a…

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