Photographer David Clifford has captured the world's most dogged runners doing what they love in the most remote and unforgiving environments.
Olympic fever is already underway in Weymouth, which will host the sailing events in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Times are good on this slice of the Dorset coast - Weymouth was voted fourth best up- and-coming travel destination by TripAdvisor last year, and there's a whirl of regeneration in the air as the town gears up for London 2012. The lovely beach is the main draw, but the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy offers a fantastic selection of watersports. Mosey on down to the 17th-century Old Harbour, which is a picturesque spot for a drink, boasting some excellent pubs.
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these ratings are rubbish, a proper seaside town for a start has a decent beach, not pebbles.
what about hayle in cornwall, woolacombe in devon and south shields in tyne and wear. all these places outstrip many of these places and have fantastic beaches