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    From gym to Ironman - Annie's story
    02 Apr 2019 / Annabelle Lancaster
    It was January 2011. New year, new me. Like many of those 'New Year’s Resolution-ers,’ I'd decided to lose a bit of weight and get fitter. I'd been getting out of breath walking up a flight of stairs so I needed to make a change. Along with countless others at that time of year, I joined a gym. Little did I know, I was...
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    Believing and achieving - the Portsmouth Duathlon
    13 Mar 2019 / Dan Bartlett
    Run bike run. That's all there is to it. We caught up with Wiggle athlete Dan Bartlett to see how he did at his first duathlon in Portsmouth. The week before my first event of the season was not the best time to come down with the flu. Confined to bed with days to go, unable to train, I resolved to get back on track as soon as possible and...
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     7 reasons why you will love the Castelli Free Aero Race 4
    17 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    You’ve heard that old saying? If it ain't broke, don’t fix it? Well, Castelli has chosen to ignore that. The designers clearly spend too much ‘thinking’ time on their bikes. The 2018 Castelli Free Aero Bibshort, beloved by pros and amateurs alike, was the brand’s best-selling bib short of all time. Back to the...
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    My Cycling Journey - Sarah Pain
    14 Jan 2019 / Sarah Pain
    My cycling journey has been rather intermittent – apart from a few brief dalliances as a teenager I was a bit late to the party, only really getting into it well into my 30s! I must have learnt to ride a bike as a young child but I actually don’t remember the learning bit. I do vaguely remember getting a shiny red bike for my birthday...
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    What's your challenge for 2019?
    20 Dec 2018
    With the New Year upon us, we find out how some of our very own Wigglers are challenging themselves in 2019. From running 100 miles in one go, to qualifying for Team GB triathlon age group team, one thing we know is that 2019 will be a busy year! We'll be following up with them throughout the year - stay tuned for updates! Join the Wiggle...
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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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    Five tips for tackling the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Will Pakes-Geddes
    The key to success at the OMM is planning. The organisers provide an official kit list - make sure you have the essentials well in advance. We asked Wiggle runner and OMM veteran Will Pakes-Geddes to share his pearls of wisdom on what else you need to consider. Pack light Think minimal kit. It’s only one night and creature comforts can be...
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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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