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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It’s been 5 months since we spoke to The Wounded Pelicans last. If you don’t remember who they are, Christopher Evans (Tofes) & Antony Sedman are two 24y/o Australians from the Gold Coast in Australia competing in an insane amount of endurance events to raise $20k for cancer research…

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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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On Saturday the 30th July, avid runner Stuart Repon-Ness will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime as he runs the west coast of the United States. His route will take him from Seattle, Washington all the way down Route 101 to San Diego, California in 45 days or…

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What is the point of adventure? Why does anyone choose the extremities and uncertainties when we could choose the sofa, the cup of tea, the safety of knowledge and security? And why, when we choose adventures do we choose difficult things? We could go by bus, take the train,…

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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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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 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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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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