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Diehard runner Lau to compete in tough Arctic Circle race

 
IPOH: He walked across the Sahara desert during the Marathon Des Sables ultramarathon, not once but twice.
Now Jeff Lau (pic), 26, has set his sights on becoming the first Malaysian to compete in the gruelling 6633 Arctic Ultra Race in the Arctic Circle.
The freelance graphics designer said he was training daily to be even fitter […]

Jeff Lau : My Experience Crossing The Moroccan Sahara Dessert

My first experience running the Marathon des Sables – a six-day ultra-marathon spanning 257 km across the Moroccan Sahara Desert – in 2014 taught me one valuable lesson: Your training is only as good as your recovery.
Going into my preparation for the second Marathon des Sables challenge early this year, I knew I needed to […]