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Britain’s best ultra-runner, who trains with goats and chickens, targets 28 records, October 8th 2010

Just popping out for a 1,000-mile run, says new role-model for the middle-aged The Scotsman, April 6th 2010

Orkney runner comes second in 1,000 mile race in Athens BBC News web site, April 5th 2010

The Proclaimers inspired me to keep on going, says Scot who broke world 1000-mile running record Daily Record March 31st 2010

Briton Sichel finishes 1000-mile race in second place in under a fortnight, setting record time,  March 29th 2010

Jubilant Briton completes 1,000-mile road race The Independant, March 29th 2010

Record-seeking Briton chases second place after German wins 1,000-mile run March 27th 2010

Englishman nears end of 1,000-mile race The Independant, March 26th 2010

British runner eyes record in 1,000-mile race in Athens sportingintelligence, February 24th 2010

Sichel’s fears over race of 1000 miles

Aberdeen Press and Journal, February 23rd 2010

Men’s Health: Everyman of the Month William Sichel Men’s Health, February 10th 2010

Endurance runner William Sichel prepares for his greatest challenge – a 1000 mile, non-stop race The Herald, February 2nd 2010

Ultra Running Exposed myprotein web site, January 14th 2010

Cancer survivor from Orkney attempts 1,000-mile race

The Times, November 20th 2009

Ultra Running: Sichel takes first steps to 1000 Mile World Cup with Highland Training Camp, November 22nd 2009

Orkney cancer battle runner sets new world record after covering 460 miles in six days

Daily Record, April 10th 2009


Sichel wins in Athens

inthewinningzone, April 2009

Athlete who beat cancer aims to smash record

Sunday Times. 29th March 2009

Sichel sights set on smashing Scotland’s oldest record

Aberdeen Press and Journal. March 27th 2009

Sichel chases historic record

born2run; 26th March 2009

Running: Super-human effort required to break 127 year old …

RunnersWeb – Ottawa,Ontario,Canada. 26th March 2009

The angora rabbit man who eats up the miles

Independent – London, England, UK – 16/3/09

When peds walked the earth

Independent – London, England,UK – 16/03/09

Sichel to try again for new record

Published: 12/03/2009

Scot William Sichel is king of ultra-marathons at age of 55

Glasgow Daily Record – ‎Feb 9, 2009‎


Orkney athlete’s 72-hour triumphBBC News – Jan 6, 2009

Kit-Kats and Guinness – the way to prepare for 21 marathons

Scotsman – Jan 3, 2009

Man who would be king of the road

The Herald – Dec 27, 2008

Scot in record bid to run 560 miles in six days

Glasgow Sunday Mail – Sep 28, 2008

First-foot Sichel is running Arizona

27/12/2008 07:27:57

Athletics News: Sichel to run ‘across the years’

Orkney ultra-distance runner William Sichel to run ‘across the years’ in Arizona

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Ultra Running: Emphatic win for Sichel in Germany and 532 miles runs…

RunnersWeb – Jul 8, 2008

Mason on course for Commonwealth date

15/09/2008 Press & Journal


Duo going the ultra-distance

13/09/2008 08:51:24

9/2008 08:51:24

Is William Sichel Scotland’s greatest endurance athlete? (Ed. 9)

Scottish sports news from On the other hand, for William Sichel, a tough day at his office is just that: A tough day.

Sichel aiming to bust 546-mile record

24/06/2008 08:47:24

RunnersWeb – Jul 8, 2008

Running: Sichel to attempt 126 year old athletic record

RunnersWeb – Jun 22, 2008

Ultra Running: Sichel takes fifth place with Personal Best in 48 Hour…

RunnersWeb – May 24, 2008

Sichel out to break record held since 1882

The Herald – Apr 4, 2008

Ultra Running: Sichel smashes 500 mile barrier for repeat win in…

RunnersWeb – Nov 26, 2007

Ultra Running: Sichel attempts first British record over 6 days in…

RunnersWeb – Nov 12, 2007

Orkney runner sichel has ambitious plans.

Free with registration – Europe Intelligence Wire – – Feb 13, 2007


BBC News – Jul 17, 2006

July 30th 2006


Mason makes solid start at snetterton.

Free with registration – Europe Intelligence Wire – – Jun 27, 2006

Sichel’s new endurance test.

Free with registration – Europe Intelligence Wire – – Nov 14, 2006

Spartathlon – from Athens to Sparta

The Orcadian – Sep 30, 2005

Greek-bound Sichel up for 153-mile endurance race

Pay-Per-View – Aberdeen Press & Journal – Factiva, from Dow Jones – Sep 27, 2005

July 14th 2005

The heat is on for 24-hour race

Preparations begin for a marathon season

The Orcadian – May 5, 2005

Athletics: IAIN DONNAN.(Sport)

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Sichel to run hard for first 24 hours.

Free with registration – Europe Intelligence Wire – – Mar 20, 2004

December 24th 2004

Sichel will put first foot forward on US track

Orkney News Archive for October 6-12, 2003

The Orcadian – Oct 6, 2003

Athletics: Marathon man Will Scotland’s very own Forest Gump;…

Subscription – Daily Record – HighBeam Research – Sep 26, 2003

New health care premises for Kirkwall

The Orcadian – Apr 28, 2003

Run rabbit breeder, run.(News)

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