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 August 2017 Distance:…

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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 today’s blog, we…

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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 have spaces open….

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

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Settle your pre-race nerves with these 9 tips Whether you’re about to run your first 5k or 10th marathon, pre-race nerves affect almost everyone preparing to step up to the start line. So most importantly, don’t feel alone, it’s nothing out of the ordinary. British Olympian Gordon Pirie tells…

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With the sun finally starting to shine, it’s got us thinking about our next adventure. And what better way than to enjoy a holiday than combining it with your favourite hobby? Adventure breaks are the perfect way to explore a new place, keep up with your training and detach…

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12 last minute challenges in April If you’re looking for a last minute challenge in the UK, we’ve got you covered. In today’s blog, we give you 12 awesome last minute challenges that you can jump on if you are looking for an extra event for your calendar in…

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Whatever your chosen sport, if you’re an endurance athlete, you should invest at least a small portion of your time into strength training. I’m a big believer in balance. Nutrition, training and lifestyle, we need to mix it up to keep the body guessing. But when it comes to…

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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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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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