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“I KNOW FROM BEING A SOLDIER THAT THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE WILL BE MENTAL, RATHER THAN PHYSICAL”

JORDAN WYLIE, AUTHOR OF THE NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLER CITADEL: THE TRUE STORY OF ONE MAN’S WAR AGAINST THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA, HAS PLEDGED TO PUT HIS LIFE ON THE LINE AS HE RUNS THROUGH SOMALIA, IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

MY RUNNING LIFE

YOU’VE DECIDED TO RUN IN THREE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD. WHAT MADE YOU UNDERTAKE THIS CHALLENGE?

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About Men's Running

The August issue of Men’s Running is all about running happy. As a runner, it can be easy to lose track of exactly why it is you run; it’s all too easy to get swamped by target times and the pressure to perform. Our feature on Running and Happiness looks at the many reasons we lace up our trainers – and attempts to reinforce the one overriding aim we all should have: to find a greater sense of joy. Elsewhere, the weird and wonderful world of racing is exemplified by the Beer Lovers’ Marathon: 26.2 miles of booze-fuelled fun. And, in a unique take on Baz Luhrmann’s 90’s hit ‘Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen’, resident ultra pro Robbie Britton has a heap of advice for would-be long-distance dons. Happy running!