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15/05/2017

TRAINING ENDS ON AN EVEN KM OR MILE!
Here's a few interesting methods that we're sure some of you will recognise when attempting to ensure your training app displays a nice round number at the end of your session!

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26/04/2017

RICHMOND PARK: BY SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
Our course on the stunning surroundings of Richmond Park is one of the highlights of Descente London Duathlon and RUN10. But don't just take our word for it... Sir David Attenborough agrees!

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05/04/2017

TOP 10 TRANSITION FAILS
Closer to race day we will share a blog post about our top tips for a quick transition, but for now here's something even more important - 10 of the most common/comical transition fails!

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13/03/2017

YOUR ULTIMATE DESCENTE DUATHLON & RUN10 KIT LIST
Whether you’re an experienced Duathlete or completely new to the sport, this is one piece of advice that is applicable to all. Have a kit list.

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06/03/2017

THE ESSENTIAL BEGINNERS GUIDE TO DUATHLON
Thinking about entering your first duathlon, or simply still relatively new to the sport? This blog post is here to take things back to basics and give you everything you need in preparation for a duathlon race!

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20/02/2017

Show your bike some love
5 simple tips for keeping your bike in top condition

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05/01/201

10 reasons to sign up to a 10k run in 2017
If you’re looking for a push in the right direction, here are our tops reasons why you should sign up to a 10k run in 2017!

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05/01/201

8 Reasons to enter a duathlon in 2017
We've put together the top reasons why you should enter a duathlon in 2017

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27/12/2016

The 10 Dus and Don'ts of Duathlon
Here we list the 10 keys things that we recommend all Duathletes do and don’t do!

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20/12/2016

#Xmascise - 12 Golden Rules
Christmas, a time for giving, considering others less fortunate and of course excess. But this year, in order to keep your training on track, make your excesses more about the physical rather than of consumption.

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08/12/2016

The World’s Toughest Multi-Sport Events
Each year it seems, the bar gets raised on extreme physical challenges. It would seem that some event organisers may actually pride themselves in creating ever-increasingly difficult challenges. These events test the very limit of human performance and spirit.

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24/11/2016

Why you should train in a group
We’ve put together our top 5 reasons why you should workout in a group

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14/11/2016

What is a winter bike and do you need one?
The nights (and early mornings) are dark, the rain is cold and time on your bike is more challenging, and possibly less frequent than a month ago. It’s time to wheel out the “Winter Bike”.

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23/09/2016

Two Right Feat
In every sporting event there are stories of amazing feats of endurance, accomplishment and sometimes suffering. This story has it all.

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18/09/2016

Descente London Duathlon 2016
See our winners from last weekend's largest duathlon ever!

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05/09/2016

Complimentary Descente London Duathlon Jersey and T-Shirt Collection
Descente are providing every Descente London Duathlon and Descente Run10 participant with a complimentary duathlon cycle jersey worth £110 or running t-shirt worth £60.

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25/08/2016

Richmond Park, A Very Special Place
London Duathlon has been ever-present in stunning Richmond Park since 2005. Now in our 12th year, we are looking forward to hosting a record number of duathletes, friends and family once again to London’s largest Royal Park.

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25/08/2016

Descente becomes Title Partner for London Duathlon
London Duathlon and Descente have agreed a partnership that sees the Run/Bike/Run event re-named Descente London Duathlon. Descente, the global sports brand, with a new flagship store in Foubert’s Place, Carnaby Street, London, is introducing the finest products designed by cutting-edge technology. Descente is also supporting each participant’s journey by providing a complimentary technical race cycling jersey or t shirt.

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19/07/2016

Running in the heat – a survival guide
With the temperature set to soar to 33 degrees today, there may be a need to make some adjustments to your training regime. Here’s a quick 10-step survival guide to running in the heat.

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16/06/2016

Funny things that happen when you’re training for a Duathlon
Training for a Duathlon can be a real challenge but there are some interesting things that can happen along the way...

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09/06/2016

What Duathletes can learn from #Brexit
On Tuesday, having had months to register to vote, thousands of potential voters were left looking at blank screens as the weight of traffic crashed the voter registration website ahead of the #Brexit vote.

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24/05/2016

How to Count Laps
Now, counting is a pretty basic skill, one which we learn at a very young age. But somehow (and we’re not quite sure why) as an adult, as soon as we add in cycling and running to the mix, the task seems infinitely more challenging!

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19/05/2016

10k: A Truly Great Distance
Saturday 13th August 2016 all eyes will be in one place, and hopefully on one man, Mo Farah. Mo, already a world beater and running icon has the chance to gain legendary status and join a very elite group by not only winning but by retaining the Olympic 10,000m gold medal.

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11/05/2016

10 Reasons to (or not to) Date a Duathlete
Do you have a Duathlete in your life? Would you like one? … are you sure?? Here’s a quick guide (from those with some experience) of the pros and cons of dating a Duathlete:

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03/05/2016

Ten things no one told you before your first Multi-sport event
We love multi-sport, whether it be triathlon, duathlon or even (sometimes) aquathlon. But from experience, for all the encouragement others give you on your build up to you very first triathlon event, there are somethings they don’t tell you!

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27/04/2016

London Duathlon Hall of Fame
Celebrating the greatest achievements in the world’s largest Duathlon.

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22/04/2016

Five of the Best Closed Road Events
When it comes to multi-sport events, let’s face it, the test of a top event or “A Race”, is the cycling leg.

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21/04/2016

The People of the Ultra
Today we're celebrating the 640 duathletes who have completed the Ultra distance (20k Run, 77k Bike, 10k Run). 

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18/04/2016

FOCUS WEEK: London Ultra Duathlon
London Ultra Duathlon, at 107k it’s a real test of any athlete. This week we're sharing some insights into the race to help you with your prep and training. 

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04/04/2016

10 Genius Last-Minute Marathon Tips
It’s full on Marathon season in London and the hours are ticking by before the big race. Here is a guide to some genius last-minute marathon tips you won’t find in any official magazine...

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01/04/2016

London Duathlon Announces Wetsuit Ban
The organisers of London Duathlon today announced a controversial new policy – a total wetsuit ban!

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24/03/2016

A to Z of London Duathlon
We had an hour to kill in Duathlon HQ, so we thought we’d put together an A-Z of our amazing sport. A few dubious entries (eg “E”) but all suggestions are very welcome to @LondonDuathlon…

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21/03/2016

Spring Clean Your Bike
The first day of spring and time to spring clean your bike. Here are 10 basic steps to getting your bike summer-ready...

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15/03/2016

The Ultimate Duathlon Kit List
Whether you are a pro, experienced or complete novice Duathlete or Triathlete, this is one piece of advice that is applicable to all.

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09/03/2016

Run10 + Ealing Half Marathon Bundle
Run10 is teaming up with award winning Ealing Half Marathon to offer a unique opportunity - two fantastic events for one entry fee. Kick off with Run10 - a 10k run in stunning Richmond Park, and then take on Ealing Half Marathon the following weekend.

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08/03/2016

International Women's Day - Women of London Duathlon
The world of sport is packed with some wonderful and hugely inspirational female athletes and this is also why we wanted to share the stories of some of the incredible women who took on London Duathlon.

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04/03/2016

Training on Track
Here are 5 of the best running track training sessions.
Sebastian Coe once said that “long, slow training runs produce long, slow runners”. Looking to develop speed? The track is the place to be.

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02/03/2016

Top 10 Duathlon Transition Fails
We’ve all been there and learned from experience. So, here’s a quick run through of the biggest transition traumas that any Duathlete can face...

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01/03/2016

10 Signs That You're Becoming a Multi-Sport Nerd
Here’s a quick look at some tell-tale signs that you might be becoming a multi-sport nerd...

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29/02/2016

The Absolute Beginners Guide to Duathlon and Triathlon
So you're thinking about getting into duathlon/triathlon? Here, in one simple blog is everything you need to know to getting started in this fantastic sport.

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25/02/2016

London's Sporting Firsts
London has a proud history in running, cycling and multi-sport and can lay claim to many firsts

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24/02/2016

What is a Bonk?
In endurance sports such as running and cycling (and especially duathlon and triathlon), a bonk is a feared phenomenon.

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23/02/2016

How to take minutes off your time without training!
Whether a seasoned pro or novice multi-sporter, a PB is a fantastic achievement. Here, we share some simple hints and tips to take minutes off your duathlon (or triathlon) time without training!

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22/02/2016

PB to Race FREE!
A world-first from the world first from the world's largest Duathlon

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18/02/2016

AN EASY TRANSITION
Five great tips to choosing your first multi-sport event

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16/02/2016

BIKE LOVE
Bike love – is time to show your bike some love? 5 TLC basics every bike needs

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30/12/2016

10 REASONS TO DO A DUATHLON IN 2016

There's certainly more than 10 reasons to do a duathlon in 2016, but we chose our favorite few - send yours to us on Twitter @londonduathlon!

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04/12/2015

MORE THAN JUST - A RACE

This time of year is synonymous with the onset of winter, the festive season, and of course, events.  But we’re not talking the events of silly season and office parties, instead it’s all about planning which races you’ll enter for 2016.

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13/10/2015

CHALLENGE YOURSELF AND ENTER LONDON DUATHLON - THE WORLD’S LARGEST DUATHLON

Runners, cyclists, duathletes and triathletes looking for a challenge can do so in style as the entries for next year’s London Duathlon are now open. 

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22/09/2015

OVER 3,000 PARTICIPANTS COMPETE IN WORLD’S LARGEST DUATHLON 

More than 3,000 people have taken part in the Wiggle London Duathlon, the world’s largest run, bike, run event. Duathletes, runners, cyclists, fund raisers and elite athletes tackled the duathlon in the stunning surroundings of Richmond Park.

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