Mon 16 Oct 2023 · Nick Kershaw
A Bucket-List Marathon: Why Jordan Should Be Your Next Running Destination
When it comes to selecting a marathon that offers more than just a run through city streets, Jordan stands out as a monumental, literally and metaphorically, running destination. The Jordan Impact Marathon isn't just a race; we have designed your entire time in Jordan to be a transformative journey that enriches you, tests your limits, and allows you to leave a lasting positive impact on the community. Here's why this race should be etched into your bucket list.
Thu 10 Aug 2023 · Nick Kershaw
Running with purpose: the Jordan Impact Marathon partners with the Invictus Games Foundation
In July, we announced that a team from the Invictus Games Foundation will be joining our Jordan Impact Marathon this November: here is some background to the shared values that make this partnership so exciting.
Mon 2 Nov 2020
How do you create a new race route? Meet the Impact Pyramid
When we chat to race directors around the world - particularly when back home - we are always asked how we go about creating and executing in extreme places. Everything from bureaucracy to risk management to the actual finding of a great trail. We have become so comfortable with this side of our operations, we look at the races back at home and regularly think “oh, that looks much harder!”.
Mon 8 Jun 2020
What's in a medal? The story behind an Impact medal
When we started out, we knew that in order to mark the completion of what is likely to be one of the hardest race of each runner’s life, we would need something pretty special. A momento to be treasured, displayed with pride, and that innately tells the story of the community.
Tue 14 May 2019
Building resilience: Permaculture and sustainable development
Created in 2017 and officially launched in 2018, the project aims to educate and empower the Malawian people in their own agriculture efforts. Through a combination of education, demonstration and training, the project aims to empower the Malawian people to be more independent and self-sustaining through agriculture.
Thu 31 Aug 2023 · Nick Kershaw
Adapting to Tropical Conditions: An Evidence-Based Approach to Training for International Marathons
While long-distance running offers a plethora of physiological and psychological benefits, the task becomes considerably more complex when subjected to the harsh climates characteristic of tropical regions. This article aims to provide an in-depth, scholarly discussion on the most effective strategies for acclimating to tropical conditions, with the ultimate goal of enhancing athletic performance and minimising health risks.