EtchRock has recently got the chance to catch up with Dave de Vries, the founder of CrossXvest EVO to talk about his new product and why it is going to revolutionise the training tool industry. So what is the CrossXvest? The CrossXvest EVO is a compact, breathable and adjustable weight…

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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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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 miles from the easternmost to the westernmost point of the island and has to be…

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I feel very lucky to have met the people I have through running, and truly have made some of the best friends through a love of this crazy sport. I am certain that this is true for many runners out there, I see it in photos, at races, through…

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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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Later this year, I will run from Rome to London. As a first-timer on the large scale adventure scene, I am aware that there is much I need to prepare, in order to not be; a)      Trapped under an avalanche in the Alps b)      Starving…

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On January 29th 2016, Row2Rio, a mixed team of four set off on a world record journey, to travel from London to Rio, using just man (and women) power to carry them 6,700 miles to the Brazilian Olympic host city. As a team of four, Jake Heath 29, Mel Parker…

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Team Fortitude are a group of aspiring challengers who are taking on challenges all across the country in an effort to raise money for the charity Rock2Recovery. Here is their story of how they were founded, as well as details on how you can join, contact and become part…

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Looking for a new challenge in 2016? Have you thought about trying your first ever triathlon? The Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon, taking place on 4-5th June 2016, has partnered with Mindful Chef, the healthy recipe box company, to help its participants prepare for the event from the inside out,…

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The Color Run Presented by Skittles teamed up with local bloggers from across the nation to locate the happiest places in every city of its 2016 UK tour. Known as the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’, the event celebrates health and happiness through dazzling displays of colour, and will be returning…

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