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Tough Mudder – London South 2017

“The only place where success comes before work, is in the dictionary.” To put it simply, Tough Mudder is an event with a strong brand ethos for teamwork, alongside the best-fuelling stations and the most bragging rights. When I started…

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Obstacle Race Kit List + SKINS Giveaway

If you’ve been reading my blog for some time, you’ll be well aware that I’m a huge obstacle course race fan. Let it be known, that they aren’t as easy to prepare for as a standard road race, your kit…

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I Ran An Obstacle Course Race – With My DAD!

Yes, really… & he didn’t completely hate it! Okay, in all fairness my Dad is only 53 (my parents had me very young) and run’s several half marathons each month, so 12km wasn’t going to be a huge issue for…

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Muscle Acre : 15km Review

On Sunday 16th July I woke up with a stinking headache, my body was achy from the 8km Obstacle Course I’d ran the day before and I was going back for more. Whilst downing black coffee and inhaling hot buttery English…

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#Wolf Run – Summer Wolf 2017

It’s that time of the year again friends, here I am getting ready to attend all the events, spend hours cleaning my trainers and dirty clothing, only to do it all again the following week. This year was different, I…

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Not pretty, but rather muddy…

Yesterday I ran Pretty Muddy, which is the slightly more varied version of ‘Race for life’. In simple terms, it was an enjoyable 5km with some playful obstacles thrown in. I stood at the start line with a great group…

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Nuclear Race Training Camp

A few weeks back I was excited to have nabbed a ticket to one of the free Nuclear Training days, I’d heard so much about these famous races and couldn’t wait to try for myself. After an hour and a…

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The Obstacle Gym

Practice makes perfect… I believe this to be true in many cases, well I would If I believed there to be such a thing as ‘perfect’ but that’s a whole different story. Training for an obstacle course race can be…

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I Tried…Spartan Race Training – Flipping tyres, burpees and trail running…

Whilst drinking black coffee and demolishing slices of toast smothered in peanut butter and jam, I started to wonder what my day would hold for me… I’d carefully packed a bag with a change of clothing, clean trainers, lunch, snacks,…

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Rock Solid 2016

If I think back to the start of 2016 and I can hardly take in how much has changed in under a year. In January I could barely imagine ever taking part in an obstacle course race, let alone completing…

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Iron Run 12km – 2016

I honestly don’t think I’ve  looked forward to an event as much as I did ‘Iron Run‘, it was going to be my longest obstacle course run and it was near where I grew up. When you live in Northamptonshire,…

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Mudnificent 7 – 2016

As we walked across to the start line, I felt more butterflies than ever before.. I’d spectated on the pro’s easing themselves along the obstacles with precision and speed. I had absolutely no idea on on earth I was going…


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