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The Wales Marathon 2019: Vivobarefoot Renew Title Partnership

Attracting market leading companies and forging long term partnerships has always been the primary objective for the team at LCW Global. This has yet again been re-affirmed with the announcement that Vivobarefoot have renewed their title partnership of the country’s paramount marathon event.   When Vivobarefoot started making shoes they were told that they were […]

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International Women’s Day

As its International Women’s Day we thought we would share Gemma’s Story… This July Gemma Dobson will be returning to Pembrokeshire to compete in her third Long Course Weekend just 8 months after giving birth to her first beautiful baby!  We contacted Gemma to share her inspirational story and to get some advice for all […]

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LONG COURSE WEEKEND ANNOUNCES CLOSED ROAD EXPANSION

We are proud to announce that the Wales Sportive, taking place on the 6th of July will have comprehensive road closures, restrictions and diversions in place. The Long Course weekend is set to attract 12,000 athletes, almost 6 times the size of the Ironman Wales event they introduced to the Principality back in 2011.  The […]

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LCW Meet with Truestart

Matthew from Long Course Weekend has met up with Helena from Truestart to chat about the new products and plans for 2019. Also mentions the new 2019 bags.

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10 Things to do in Limburg!

With Long Course Weekend Holland only a few weeks away, we have given you 10 things to do while you are there for the event… 1, Hertog Jan Brewery Arcen From authentic copper brewing kettles to an atmospheric cellar with Grand Prestige bottles of various vintages. During a brewery visit you follow the complete brewing process […]

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How well do you know your body??

Richard Collins tells us the journey he is overcoming ahead of Long Course Weekend 2019. Post race, 70.3 Turkey in Oct 2018, I was showering when I noticed a lump in my chest. Thinking it was unusual, I got an appointment with my GP who refered me for an ultrasound. At the time neither physician […]

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Inspirational Story – Jason Hitchen

Defying the odds It’s easy to forget that behind the blisters, sweat and tears of determined triathletes rests a real person, who also had to take their first steps in the triathlon world. True inspiration isn’t something you necessarily find in the gym. Sometimes the best motivation can come from reading about the triumphs, lows […]

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Inspirational Story – Makala Doughty

Slaying the Demons An inspirational athlete who has been through a dramatic transformation, coming out stronger than ever due to determination and fitness training is Makala Doughty, a self employed cleaner from Milford Haven… After a snowballing series of unfortunate events, Makala faced a roller-coaster of extreme high and lows from 2003, sometimes struggling to […]

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We need your help…

The Taff kids event is going global and we need your help! We’re looking for a NEW NAME that can be used within our Long Course Weekend Global Series and would love to hear your suggestions! From 2019 the event will be held in; Wales, Mallorca, Holland and Jervis Bay, Australia! So get creative and you […]

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15 Motivational Quotes

We have 15 inspiration quotes to keep you going during your training and racing for 2019: 1. Medals are not just earned on race day.  They are earned on early mornings, humid afternoons and holidays when you’d rather sleep in! Earn Yours! – Distant Runners 2. The only easy day was yesterday! – U.S Navy […]

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