Jenny Tough: Running across the Bolivian Andes

In October 2018 Jenny Tough set off on ‘Part 3’ of her challenge of running across a mountain range in every continent, solo and unsupported. This time - the Bolivian Andes. 17 days, over 600km, and covering 3 or more mountain passes a day, often reaching 5000m altitude. Despite heading out in Bolivia’s ‘dry season’ she arrived to find that this hadn’t really happened this year - she faced at least one thunderstorm a day, lots of hail, rain and cold....

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Iron Girl: Patronising, or attracting more women to sport?

"Women are powerful, strong and accomplished. We are not children. ‘Ironboy’ would never be a thing for men. Can you imagine?"

Many of you may have heard of ‘Ironman’; a triathlon event that involves a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run. Hardcore. Likely some of you have done one too! It’s a goal of many who enjoy triathlons and is seen by some as the ultimate test of endurance and athleticism.

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