Races archive

  • Draw! sportHolster to hit the UK

    Draw! sportHolster to hit the UK

    By 11 May 2007

    If you like the "urban warrior" look favoured by courier cyclists then the new sportHolster is for you. The sportsHolster is the "ultimate carrying concept" for outdoor or sporty types, the perfect solution for carrying your mobile phone, PDA, camera,...

  • First marathon in space
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    First marathon in space

    By 17 April 2007

    If you're preparing for the London Marathon then you know exactly how difficult it is achieving 26.2 miles. Yet, as we reported just a couple of weeks ago, try it 210 miles above earth and circling it at least twice. Sunita Williams, a flight engineer...

  • TV Row Sees Brazil Dropped From A1GP Calendar

    TV Row Sees Brazil Dropped From A1GP Calendar

    By 1 February 2007

    The A1GP Brazil, due to take place on March 18, has been withdrawn from the World Cup of Motorsport’s 2006/07 season calendar. Following a delay in securing a local terrestrial TV partner to provide nationwide coverage of the series, A1GP representative...

  • Merrell to sponsor Human Race Triathlon series 2007
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    Merrell to sponsor Human Race Triathlon series 2007

    By 12 January 2007

    Merrell is proud to announce that is has teamed up with Human Race as the official outdoor partner for the Triathlon season in 2007. As Merrell offers an extensive range of footwear to anyone who enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle, it was an obvious choice...

  • Charity 2007 Triathlon calendar from TriTalk
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    Charity 2007 Triathlon calendar from TriTalk

    By 23 October 2006

    We are always being told that local communities no longer exist, but who needs local when you can have virtual? The popular triathlon website TriTalk.co.uk have pulled together to create a charity calendar for 2007. The calendar has been kindly supported...

  • Rock and Intel team up for Cannonball 8000 rally

    Rock and Intel team up for Cannonball 8000 rally

    By 6 September 2006

    Gaming notebook specialist Rock is teaming up with Intel to take part in the Cannonball 8000 Rally from London to Budapest. Nick Boardman, the CEO of Rock, and Paul Shenton of Intel UK are driving a Porsche 911 GT3 guided by CoPilot Live on Rock’s limited-edition...

  • GB Triathlon star Tim Don shines bright in Lausanne

    GB Triathlon star Tim Don shines bright in Lausanne

    By 5 September 2006

    Tim Don claimed Triathlon's ultimate prize this weekend when he won the Men's Elite World Triathlon Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland. Don outpaced rival and defending champion Hamish Carter of New Zealand to take the crown. Fellow Brit and Will...

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    Wanted: Would-be explorers for extraordinary Polar expedition

    By 1 September 2006

    A call for volunteers to undergo intensive and comprehensive Arctic training using Sir Ernest Shackleton's advertisement of 1912 has been issued by seasoned explorer, Jim McNeill, for the Ice Warrior Expedition February/April 2008. Founder of the Ice...

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    The City Chase urban adventure race

    By 30 August 2006

    The City Chase is a unique urban adventure that requires participants to exhibit teamwork, resourcefulness and determination as they search for “ChasePoints” in unknown locations around the city. After only two seasons The City Chase is already the...

  • Nike give nod to iPod for the next Run London Nike 10k
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    Nike give nod to iPod for the next Run London Nike 10k

    By 17 July 2006

    Every year for the past 5 years, Nike has hosted a 10k run in and around London. Pocket-lint is proud to say they have competed in all the events so far, but that is an aside. This year, Nike is strongly pushing their iPod connection through their publicity...

  • Rat Race returns to the streets

    Rat Race returns to the streets

    By 24 May 2006

    The Rat Race Urban Adventure, supported by Columbia Sportswear, is set to take the UK’s cities by storm this year as it hits the streets of Bristol, Edinburgh and Manchester with hundreds of urban adventure racers running, jumping, climbing and abseiling...

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    UK's original long distance triathlon faces the axe

    By 15 May 2006

    The Longest Day, the UK's original long-distance triathlon, run by the Black Country Triathletes, is going through very unsettled times. For a 12 years, this was the only long-distance race in the UK, before the advent of the official Ironman UK event...

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    TCR06 show looks to be the biggest yet!

    By 21 March 2006

    Whether you are a triathlete, cyclist or runner, or looking at getting involved in endurance sport, TCR06 is the event for you. The show features a mix of exhibits from leading brands and retailers, seminars and workshops, races and competitions. A visit...

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    Austrian Olympic favourite Maier battles the flu

    By 6 February 2006

    The flu has reportedly hit the Austrian men's Alpine skiing team just days before arriving in Torino, according to the Austrian news agency APA. Team members Hermann Maier, Rainer Schoenfelder and Christoph Gruber are all ill. Hermann Maier is a hero...

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    Scottish triathletes go for Aqua Sphere

    By 2 February 2006

    Scottish Team triathletes for the XVIII Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in March have selected Aqua Sphere goggles. The triathletes are Scottish and Home Nations elite champion, Kerry Lang, and European No 9 triathlete and World No 3 Duathlete, Catriona...

  • Tough Guy: can you handle the challenge?
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    Tough Guy: can you handle the challenge?

    By 22 January 2006

    Sunday 29th January sees the winter Tough Guy race held on a remote farm in Staffordshire, run by the eccentric “Mr Mouse”. There are two Tough Guy events each year, one in winter and one in summer, which consist of a gruelling cross-country run,...

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    Tribal Games - Are YOU up to the challenge of a lifetime?

    By 20 January 2006

    BBC Television is looking for the fittest, boldest male adventurers to compete in eight of the most challenging competitions in the macho world of tribal sport, for a new documentary series called Tribal Games, where believe it or not, six extremely fit,...

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    Wilderness ARC opens entries for 2006 event

    By 16 January 2006

    Wilderness ARC opened its doors on 10 January for entries into its 2006 event; the second race also constitutes the UK's only Adventure Racing World Championship qualifying event and has been selected to become the Adventure Racing World Championships...