Keeping community spirit on EtchRock

In this unprecedented time we find ourselves in, more event organisers than ever before are looking for virtual ways to host their event. Changing from live to virtual can seem like a complicated and lengthy task, with questions coming up such as how will I track…

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12 last minute challenges to take on in August in the UK With the recent hot weather in full force here in the UK, it’s the perfect time to look for a new challenge to take on next month. Running Round The Rock Ultra Date: 5th…

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Increase your running speed with these 5 tips Whether you’re a runner, sports enthusiast or any other kind of athlete, at some point, you’re going to want to increase your running speed. If you normally run for distance, training to increase your overall speed is going…

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With the recent heatwave in full force here in the UK, it’s the perfect time to look for a new challenge to take on next month. Do you have space in your event calendar for one more event in July? Then we’ve got you covered. In…

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5 tips to train for your first obstacle race Obstacle course racing (OCR) has quickly become one of the most exciting options in the endurance sector. And for good reason too. It offers more of an element of ‘fun’ as opposed to your standard 5 or…

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12 awesome challenges to try in June in the UK Do you have space in your event calendar for one more event in June? Then we’ve got you covered. In today’s blog, we go over 12 awesome last minute challenges here in the UK that still…

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15 ways to help your kids exercise Studies show that if one of the parents is obese, there is a 50% chance that the children will be obese too. Plus, today’s children are more likely to lead a more sedentary life due to the development of…

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Improve your endurance race times with lifting There are a lot of varied opinions out there when it comes to heavy strength training for endurance athletes. Between all the training runs, pool sessions and long bike rides, it’s hard to make time for an extra workout…

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44 Marathons, in 44 days, in 44 countries of Europe This Sunday 14th May, running enthusiast & EtchRock Elite Peter Thompson will run the streets of Dublin as the final destination on what has been an epic 44 day running challenge: ‘Marathons for the Mind’. Pete’s…

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7 tips to help you recover from your first marathon Congratulations, you’ve just completed your first 26.2-mile race! Less than 5% of the population has run one of their own so you’re certainly part of an elite club. So congratulate yourself on what you’ve achieved and…

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