Mark Gillett

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Marathon des Sables 2013 – Stories

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It’s that time of year again when all the MDS runners start to think seriously about what they have signed up for… “have I done enough training”, “Am I doing enough training”, “Oh God, what have I done”…… And so on.

But its a great time to as the next 16 weeks gives you some of your best training opportunities. With time off during the holidays and good food around, running for a few hours in the hills just makes it all such a pleasure.

Everyone who runs the MDS has a story. Some of them may seem quite simple some quite amazing but they are all stories and important to the person they belong to.

I thought I’d post this showreel from last year and also invite any runners with good stories to get in touch… I have a few commissions already but would like to hear your story if you are willing to tell it…  I can help you document it if you need me to… Some I will post here, some I will pitch to the press. Some I will leave… However, they do all matter.

Here is a teaser to keep you going and do a search here for MDS stuff. There is plenty to read under “coaching” Marathon des Sables” “Endurance” and “adventure”

 

 

Written by markgillett

November 30, 2012 at 10:47 am

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  1. Hi Mark

    You always take such fantastic photos. I have one for you here attached by Dennis Fast, a Northern Canada Photographer. Also take a look at Eric Alexander’s short Youtube clip of our recent marathon amongst the Polar Bears. Cheers Albert

    Albert

    Albert Martens

    November 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    • Thanks Albert… Watching now..

      markgillett

      November 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm

  2. Hi Mark, absolutely love your photos and video!

    Thanks for doing such great work… your images help inspire us!

    Wayde

    January 28, 2013 at 9:38 pm


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