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Dougal offers his coaching services and personal programming to aspiring and experienced athletes all over the world. Dougal also has a stunning ability to write and express himself. This is evident on the Dougal Allan Blog site and also in his NEW DA Endurance Editorial.

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Zunyi Mountain Quest Adventure Race

October 30, 2018
While it was the 10th anniversary of the Zunyi Mountain Quest Adventure Race and I have competed here before, it wouldn’t usually…

Weng’an, China.

October 27, 2018
After returning from China with 3x runner-up placings in September, we had less than two weeks to rest and reset in NZ…


September 26, 2018
When I reflect, not just on my latest trip to China, but back over the 30-odd times I have visited this part…

A big heart that will go the distance.

November 10, 2017
Ours is a sport full of contradicting perspectives. To many it is the domain of the super elite, the fittest of the…

New and old

October 22, 2017
New and old Since my double race effort in China at the end of August I have been keeping a low profile.…
Dougal Allan Qujing 70.3

Qujing 70.3

August 28, 2017
IRONMAN QUJING 70.3 Yesterday’s Ironman 70.3 here in Qujing was a blast. I was a bit anxious about the swim being at…