All of Helen Keeling’s running over the last few months has been done in the cold, so the prospect of racing in 80 degree heat was a little daunting… Helen reviews the Bupa London 10,000 for Sportsister.
I was invited to take part in the ‘112’ on Saturday 12 May, a bike ride organised by Standing Together against Domestic Violence who work hard to reduce domestic violence in the UK.
As Helen Keeling walked past the red carpet entrance to the sight of a beaming Dame Kelly Holmes, she knew she was in for an exciting evening to see Our Greatest Team rise.
Devinder Bains travelled to Morocco in April to have a stab at the world’s toughest race.
On the first day of glorious sunshine for ages, around 500 ladies jumped on their bikes on Sunday 13 May for a 40km or 60km bike ride in the stunning location of Woburn Abbey.
“How hard can it be?” Was the phrase to be heard amongst members of the Doha Bay Running Club, as news spread of the city’s first ever tower run.
Organised by the cycle retailer Evans Cycles, the Ride It series hosts events twice a month throughout the year, with both a cross country mountain bike ride and a road sportive on offer. Sportsister’s Louise Hudson took part in the 30 mile sportive at Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
Sportsister’s Clarissa Goodwin was lucky enough to join 4,999 other lucky ballot winners for a truly once in a lifetime experience, and take part in the first official event at the Olympic Stadium – The National Lottery Olympic Park Run.
Talk about an alpine adventure. Katy Dartford hit the slopes for Sportsister as she took part in the inaugural charity ski marathon ‘Ski the World Challenge’ last weekend in Italy.
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Sportsister’s Danielle Sellwood joined 12,000 runners on one of the sunniest days of the spring (Sunday March 11) for the 31st Bath Half Marathon.