Why Obstacle Racers Should Embrace Running

In November 2016, I competed in the UK Obstacle Race Championships. I did my first obstacle race in May 2015 but the season of 2016 was the year I really got stuck in (the mud), racing at least once a month. As the popularity of obstacle course races (OCR) rises, the people who take part diversify. … Continue reading Why Obstacle Racers Should Embrace Running

Obstacle Race Survival Checklist

The build up to every obstacle race is exciting. Sometimes, the excitement gets in the way of rational thinking and I forget to pack things I need. So to prevent this, I made a checklist and an OCR survival guide to follow each time I do a race. Keeping organised allows me to focus my … Continue reading Obstacle Race Survival Checklist

Mud Run Memoirs: My First Obstacle Race

Spartan Super. 13k+ course, we were told afterwards it was actually nearer 17k! There is something deeply satisfying about collecting a medal at the end of a race when you haven’t placed first. You’re still a winner, no matter when you finish. As soon as you drag yourself over that finish line, whether you’re first or … Continue reading Mud Run Memoirs: My First Obstacle Race