ultra-distance


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ultra-distance

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) (modifier) athletics covering a distance in excess of 30 miles, often as part of a longer race or competition: an ultra-distance runner.
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BANCHORY's Great Britain mountain running international robbie simpson is poised to make his debut in the world of ultra-distance running.
Elgin's Grant Jeans added to his impressive tally of ultra-distance successes by winning the 37-mile Speyside Way race between Ballindalloch and Buckie.
David Hay Trophy for Ultra-Distance - Michael Wright.
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The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) will not pursue action against the organisers of the Klang City International Marathon, even as ultra-distance runner Evelyn Ang is on the verge of death following a crash from the event.
John, who is an ultra-distance cyclist in training, and Rosemary enjoyed a long weekend in Birmingham before continuing the rest of their UK break in Scotland.
The forty major articles comprising "Cycling Science" features: The latest thinking on the rider-machine interface, including topics such as bike fit, aerodynamics, biomechanics, and pedaling technique; Information about environmental stressors, including heat, altitude, and air pollution; A look at health issues such as on-bike and off-bike nutrition, common injuries, fatigue, overtraining, and recovery; Help in planning training programs, including using a power meter, managing cycling data, off-the-bike training, cycling specific stretching, and mental training; The latest coaching and racing techniques, including pacing theories, and strategies for road, track, MTB, BMX, and ultra-distance events.
TEESSIDE ultra-distance runner Sharon Gayter has featured in The Gazette many times over the years thanks to her fantastic achievements.
Led by Winston Fisher, partner at the NYC-based Fisher Brothers real estate firm, and currently comprised of a group of 20 athletes, TeamExtreme members will compete in Ironman competitions, major world marathons, and some of the toughest ultra-distance events on the planet.
Ultra-distance runner and Marin local Dean Karnazes will participate as festival ambassador and
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