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Road To Nuts
January 1, 2018
It’s two months to go until Nuts Challenge, and whilst I can continue to update you on my physical training, there’s something that’s currently bigger, and that’s the mental side.
Over the Christmas period and with Tom starting a new job, my running has fallen by the wa...
February 14, 2016
It doesn’t take long when I meet a new friend to somehow start chatting about Obstacle Course Racing… sometimes the reaction is “WHAT?”, but mostly people say "This sounds awesome, I want to try!"
One of the first questions that hits me when people decide they want to...
February 3, 2015
Tough Guy. The hardest race in the world?
Where do I start on an event like Tough Guy?
I am sat here, 24 hours after standing at the start line of the safest most dangerous event in the world, I have a slight mind blank of what's happened over the last d...
January 11, 2015
So if you've been paying attention, you cannot have helped to have noticed that Tough Guy is nearly upon us. The original OCR, designed and run by the fearless Mr Mouse.
Taking place on the last Sunday of every January (or as in the case of this year, the first Sunday...
December 18, 2014
George Before and After at Judgement Day Bordon, courtesy of Tom Barnes
George Trotter, known to me and many others as the Gentleman OCR Racer.
I first met George at the 5KM Urban Attack fun run when we both ran with Always With A Smile. Previously I had spoken to him...
December 15, 2014
Back to basics: what's in my OCR kit
When I first started out in OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) I spent a lot of time researching what to wear for the races. In fact, I probably spent more time researching kit than I did training, which is probably why I ended up heavin...
December 8, 2014
Yesterday I attended the Grim Challenge in Aldershot, a 14km mud run for what was to be my last OCR race of the year: Or should we call this style o...
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June 7, 2019
Winter Tough Guy 2019
January 30, 2019
Spartan Sprint Aston Down
July 9, 2018
Spartan Race makes Ireland debut
May 13, 2018
How To Survive Your First Spartan Race
May 11, 2018
Top Ten Tips for taking on your first Spartan Race
March 28, 2018
Discussion: difficulty of championship races
March 26, 2018
Rebuilding my Spartan body
March 21, 2018
Celebrating the UK Mudd Queens
March 8, 2018
Be Proud, Be Strong, Be Spartan: Finding myself in the mud.
February 27, 2018