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9th August 2013

Extreme Energy August Newsletter

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Welcome to our August Newsletter

We hope you are having a great summer enjoying the great weather, fantastic for training or racing. It has been great to track so many of your great race achievements and challenges on facebook. Please keep us informed, we love to read about them

The Extreme Energy team have been busy developing our 2014 program, and we will have some exciting news to bring you at the end of the summer about some new events for 2014.

Event Updates

Toad Challenge Multiday Ultra Marathon 20th – 22nd September 2013 – 90 miles along the Thames Path from Oxford to Walton on Thames.

A tough but beautiful run with 2 great overnight stops, and a special guest speaker on Friday evening. Alistair Sutcliffe sharing with us his dramatic adventures climbing the 7 highest peaks in the world.

Photos from last years event can be found following this link.

To find out more or to enter

 

The Druid Challenge Multiday Ultra Marathon – 8th – 10th November – 84 miles over 3 days along the Ridgeway from Tring to Swindon.

Our 5th anniversary of the Druid Challenge, so lots going on. Some great speakers on Saturday evening talking about the Marathon Des Sables – Joey Sharma an MDS first timer, Rory Colemanan MDS veteran and guest appearance from Danny Kendall the fastest ever MDS brit.

Listen to Danny’s interview with XNRG race director Neil Thubron to learn how to prepare and take on the MDS.

We have some great overnight stops. There is always a great buzz around the evenings sharing war stories from the days running.e

100 entrants to date, 180 max for the full event so please enter early.

Photos from last years event can be found following this link.

To find out more or to enter

 

The Pilgrim Challenge Multiday Ultra Marathon – 1st and 2nd February 2014 – 66 miles over 2 days along the North Downs from Farnham to Merstham, and back again. The event is awarded 2 UTMB points which indicates how tough the route is.

Saturday afternoon and evening will consist of the usual fantastic atmosphere with International Rugby to watch and a special guest speaker.

Our most popular event and will fill up fast – 50 places gone already, 180 maximum.

Last years blog and race report. Last years photos

To find out more and to enter

 

Marathon Des Sables Package

For the many MDS competitors that take part in our events to train for the big one we have put together a discounted package for our events plus a free Buff plus a discount to Ultramarathonrunningstore.com .

To find out more or to enter

 

Other 2014 events already booked

Pony Express Multiday Ultra Marathon – 3rd/4th May 2014 – 60 miles round the New Forest.

Round The Island Multiday Ultra Marathon – 20th-22nd June 2014 – 70 miles round the coast of the Isle of Wight

 

Finally please make sure you check out our special link up with Ultra Marathon running coach Andy Mouncey.

“Keep it Extreme”

The Extreme Energy Team

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