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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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 10km race. It’s…

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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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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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Running for charity is one of the most popular fundraising methods around. But for our latest #TrueChallengers series post, we are not talking about 5km or 10km fun runs. We are talking 25+ endurance marathons/ triathlons. A big challenge for 2016. That’s exactly what two local Gold Coast boys,…

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The idea was simple, l would do a day and night marshal at the Reaper OCR race in March 2015 and use them to pay for two future Reaper Races. From the start something went very wrong with that simple plan. Three OCR marshal courses later I seemed to…

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When you think OCR, you think Tough Mudder. Tough Mudder is the biggest OCR event around so we enlisted the help of EtchRock Challenger Ben Pollard to give us a first hand view of the London West event. Here is what he had to say: Race three of our…

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Last week was the first of the Battle of the Trenches obstacle course races that are due to take place this year. As much as I would have loved to take part in the event, the team was unable to make it. So we enlisted the help of EtchRock…

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