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Sean Falconer

Ed Sean Falconer's Monthly Picks

You Take it From Here

It doesn’t matter how many times we get selected to do pacesetting duties at the big races, it is always special. From the moment we apply to pace one of these races, to when we get selected, through the training and planning to the start, the actual pacing of the race, to crossing of the finish line… the whole experience is unreal. But sometimes there is also a tinge of…

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The Late Bloomer

Despite only starting to take his running more seriously two years ago, Thabang Mathebula is on top of the world as he keeps getting better thanks to the hard work he puts into training, accompanied by the brilliant job done by his coach. – By Tathe Msimango

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Drakensberg Delight

With a new race base and tweaks to the race routes, the 2024 Ultra-Trail Drakensberg delivered another masterpiece, with the majestic Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains once again providing the perfect backdrop for an epic running adventure.

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Ask Yourself Why… Not the Way to Win!

The rules around pacing in road running – be it legal or illegal – have once again featured in the news, thanks to an apparently rigged race in Beijing, China this April.

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