(C) Jeremy Hemming, press conference for Flora 1000 Mile Challenge at the Tower, London (November 2002)
(C) Jeremy Hemming, press conference for Flora 1000 Mile Challenge at the Tower, London (November 2002)

 

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Gayter faces toughest test yet
Darlington & Stockton Times 27/12/02
GUISBOROUGH'S British number one women's ultra marathon runner Sharon Gayter faces her biggest challenge yet when she goes into unknown territory in the Flora 1,000 Mile Challenge in the new year.


Six of the best try marathon challenge

The Times 18/12/02
Four men and two women were selected yesterday to try to duplicate an historic endurance feat of walking 1,000 miles in 1,000 hours, and then immediately running the Flora London Marathon.

The Ultimate Challenge?
Athletics Weekly 20/11/02
Next March, six people will attempt the Mount Everest of athletic challenges.

Sharon is all set for 1,000 mile challenge
Evening Gazette 13/11/02
Teesside's Sharon Gayter, Britain's No.1 women's ultra-distance runner, goes into unknown territory in the Flora 1,000 Mile Challenge next year.

Sharon steps up the pace for Euro glory
Evening Gazette 05/09/02
Sharon Gayter has left no stone unturned in the battle to ensure that her stamina levels are high for this weekend's European 24 Hours Championships.

Sharon may be first woman to win race
Northern Echo 12-07-02

A GUISBOROUGH woman is being tipped to become the first female runner to win a cross-country event.

Running all day holds no fears for gritty Gayter
Darlington & Stockton Times 24/05/02
GUISBOROUGH'S ultra marathon runner Sharon Gayter has booked her place in Europe's 24 hour championships after clocking up an incredible 217.5km (136 miles) in the gruelling race at Apeldoorn in Holland.

Gayter has world at her feet again
Northern Echo 23-05-02
ULTRA-DISTANCE ace Sharon Gayter is second in the world 24-hour rankings just two years after a serious road accident threatened to end her running career.

24 hours… 136 miles
Evening Gazette 16/05/02
Ultra runner Sharon Gayter has booked her place in the European 24 Hours Championships - and set a personal best in the process.

Sharon on a walk back to happiness
Evening Gazette 12/04/02
Great Britain international Sharon Gayter has been walking - to improve her running.


   
   
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