Issue 6 May 2011
Winter's BoneCharlie Norton went from the baking terrain of the Marathon des Sables to the freezing hills of the Yukon. Everything was looking fine - until the snow set in.
To Infinity And BeyondFor a growing band of runners, completing a marathon is no longer enough. They search for more, and they find it in ultrarunning. But what is it that has fuelled the growth of this most gruelling of physical challenges?
Size Doesn't MatterShort on stature but big on determination, ultrarunner William Sichel has conquered more than just endless miles to write himself into the record books.
From Here To EternityAt least that's what it felt like when our man decided to put the marathon behind him and set his sights on one of the toughest races in the ultrarunning calendar.
Ed MosesHe made the track's hardest event look like child's play, and did much to clean up the sport he graced. A champion, gentleman and running genius.
Stretch MarksDoes the right warm up really help injury avoidance or is the idea simply stretching the truth?
Quick FixA record breaker since she was young, Margot Wells helped her husband grab athletic gold, now she's determined to change the pace at which rugby's played.
Free Your MindFootball freestyle champion John Farnworth will attempt to complete the London Marathon while juggling a ball the length of the 26.2-mile course. We ask him why.