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    Where to find the best Obstacle Races in the US
    30 Apr 2019
    Obstacle races have become hugely popular over the last decade, but who make the best ones? Here’s our pick of the best obstacle races in the US and their organizers. Tough Mudder Date & Location: Various About: As the name suggests, Tough Mudder will test you physically and mentally but also get you very, very muddy. The full-length...
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    The best half marathons in the US (and possibly the world)
    30 Apr 2019
    The US has some of the most famous running events in the world and plenty of those are included in its roster of impressive half marathons . These are our pick of the best half marathons in the US, and possibly the world. New York City Half Marathon Date: TBC March 2020 About: What could be more iconic than a race through the Big Apple? It’s...
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    How will you challenge yourself in 2019?
    12 Mar 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Is it the sense of achievement when you cross that finish line? The medal? The celebration afterwards? Maybe you challenge yourself to raise money for a cause close to your heart. Whatever the reason, we want you to cross your next finish line with us. This year, Wiggle has teamed up with Human Race to bring you an unforgettable calendar of world-...
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    How I survived the Red Bull Timelaps
    20 Feb 2019 / Rebecca Clarke
    If there’s no good reason not to, why the hell not? Right? When the opportunity to join an all-women Red Bull Timelaps team came up, I didn’t need much convincing. Eight weeks to go. That’s enough time to prepare...? Having taken a long break from cycling, I had only really got back into it about seven months before. I had worked...
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    13 reasons to ride with Wiggle at the New Forest Sportive
    07 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The Wiggle New Forest Sportive returns on March 30th. We’ve taken your feedback on board to make this the best one yet. Book your place on the New Forest Sportive now Why you should ride with us You’ll start the season with your first century of 2019... We’ve come up with three amazing, fully marshalled and signposted routes...
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    Riding my first Sportive
    14 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    On Saturday 16th of September, Wiggle athlete Alice participated in her first ever sportive. As a keen runner, Alice was completely new to road cycling; she started in March and learned how to ride in road cleats only three days before the event. Here's the story of how she got on. Getting started Starting road cycling seemed quite daunting at...
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    How to conquer Red Bull Time Laps
    08 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Where can you find amateur racers, weekend riders and former World Hour Record holders (namely Alex Dowsett ) racing around a park in the middle of the night, through bitterly cold temperatures and rain? Now in its second year, the Red Bull Time Laps is a one-of-a-kind event. ‘The World’s Longest One Day Race,’ they call it. Why...
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    How Wiggle beat their best at the Great South Run
    24 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Now in its 28th year, the Great South Run has become a highlight in the running calendar. The ten-mile distance is a popular intermediate step between 10K and a half-marathon and the route, taking in such iconic sights as the Spinnaker Tower and HMS Victory , is mainly flat. It’s not just the route that draws 20,000 runners to the City of...
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    The Berlin Marathon
    03 Oct 2018 / Mike Daniels
    Wiggle UX Designer Mike Daniels is a seasoned half-marathon runner. When his sister was diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago, he challenged himself to run the marathon and raise money for Breast Cancer Now. He has managed to raise just over £1300 so far and is still accepting donations on his JustGiving page . After weeks of nerves and days...
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    Counting down to the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    It's the weekend that the clocks go back. The leaves have fallen and there's no denying that winter is on its way. The perfect time to spend a weekend on a self-supported orienteering race in the Black Mountains of Wales then. Once again, Wiggle runners will be joining the 2000 hardy adventurers on the annual Original Mountain Marathon (...

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