Little Miss Fancy Pants – Rome to Home Every evening for the past 21 days, without fail, I have put on my Fancy Clothes. I have not washed them during this 21 days. They are, might I add, Very Fancy. They consist of purple compression pants, a sports bra…

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Natalie Thomas spent the whole of July undertaking the EuroChallenge, a feat of riding a Me Mover (stand up step bike with no motor or gears, www.me-mover.com ) 2170km from Copenhagen to Lausanne via Hamburg, Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris. Natalie, who plans to be a dietitian, has run triathlons before but wanted…

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On the 1st of September Shane Prendergast will attempt to cycle 3200 miles across America over a period of 28 consecutive days to raise money for children with deafness or cancer in a challenge called ‘Ride For The Child’. The ride itself will be made all the more difficult…

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Swimmer Beth French is going to take on arguably the toughest swimming challenge on the planet, the Ocean 7. The Ocean 7 forces swimmers to cross seven sea channels, which have been selected by the World Open Water Swimming Association to push any endurance swimmer to their absolute limits. Tackling the Oceans…

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In just over seven weeks I will fly to Rome. After a few days of seeking out my favourite Caravaggios and sampling the local cuisine, I will pack my life onto my back and start running for home. Home, by the way, is London. If you want to find…

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It’s coming up on a year since my last big race, and I am busy training for another.  This time, I am also dealing with a professional hurdle that I didn’t plan for.  I just found out I need to find another team to lead.  Maybe I should be…

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In case you haven’t yet seen Running Vision, you need to! For those that haven’t, in 2015, blind ultra runner Jason Romero decided to take on a challenge called the Puerto Rico 150+ or as he calls it, ‘The monster of the Caribbean’. This brutal challenge takes runners 183…

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In September Ed Wethered, Chief Entertainment Officer of the feel-good charity Raise Your Hands, will run 1000km around the UK on the longest run of its kind, all in support of small children’s charities – and he wants you to join him. RYH1000 RYH1000 is a 1000km endurance run…

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In March, Team EtchRock were kindly invited to the AJ Bell London Triathlon Training Essentials Day in London. Throughout the day, we learnt all about the three different stages of the race and were given training from some fantastic coaches. With the London Triathlon fast approaching on the 6th…

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Everyday I receive tweets, comments and private messages from people who want to start their fitness journey but have no idea how to start. The most common challenge that people come to me daily on social media with is how they can incorporate fitness into their everyday working lives….

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