A Tough(est) Weekend

June 19, 2017

Slightly later than planned but better late than never! I must firstly thank Gareth at Obstafit for asking me to write this post. I must also thank Gareth and Mikey for all their coaching and training.  I credit them  completely for teaching me how to climb over walls properly and get up ropes! Thanks also goes… Read more »

Gareth Adam & Andrew at the end of Toughest Race

Cardiff Half Finish

Cardiff Half Marathon, Chasing a Sub 90 Half

October 3, 2016

So far It’s been a busy year for road races. Did the IAAC World Half Marathon in Cardiff in March, the Edinburgh Marathon 31st May, Swansea Half 26th June and on 2nd October I did the Cardiff Half Marathon. Also ran lots of obstacle races in between, so it’s been a full on year for… Read more »

Mens Health Survival Of The Fittest 2016

September 26, 2016

I’ve been doing the Mens Health SOTF Race for a few years now in Cardiff. It gets better each year. I remember a few years ago, the obstacles weren’t great but I always enjoyed it because the atmosphere was always fantastic. Nowadays Rat Race/Mens Health have upped their game, lets be frank they had no… Read more »

My Menshealth Race medal 1016

Dirty Dozen Usk

Dirty Dozen Race Usk 2016

July 17, 2016

First of all, sorry it has taken so long to get this blog post up. We’ve been very busy lately planning races and bootcamp sessions etc though that’s no excuse for slacking! In July we all did the Dirty Dozen race in Usk. For those that did it i’m sure you will all agree it… Read more »

Swansea Half, Chasing a PB

June 28, 2016

The Swansea Half Marathon I’d decided was going to be a fun race for me, I told everyone who asked that I was going to take it easy. After months of hard training for the Edinburgh marathon, I was going to run a comfortable pace at Swansea and just enjoy the race atmosphere. Deep down… Read more »

Swansea Half Name Badge

Ga & Mike at Toughest Race Pippingford Park

Toughest Race Pippingford Park 2016

May 5, 2016

One of the biggest players in the Euro OCR Industry brought its Race to the UK for the first time this year. Nordic based company Toughest decided to pick Pippingford Park London to be the location for their first UK Race. There was a lot of hype around this race with some huge signature obstacles… Read more »

iNVNCBL Race Margam Park March 2016

March 11, 2016

Well this was by far the muddiest race we’ve done so far. Personally I’ve only just managed to dig out the last bits of mud. But we loved it, we had some epic mud fights, the mud definately made the race that much better despite the cold! Looking at the photo’s from the day there… Read more »

Invncbl Margam Group shot 2016

Invincbl Race Parc Penallta 2015

October 17, 2015

Since completing the Margam Park iNVNCBL Obstacle Race in May 2015 we had been waiting anxiously for the next race to be announced. It didn’t take long for the Parc Penallta race to be announced. Even better we would be taking the warm-ups on the day. After the enjoyment we had in doing so at… Read more »

Dirty Dozen Race Review Usk 2015

July 14, 2015

Dirty Dozen Races is renowned for it’s Big Obstacles which are designed by it’s co-founder Doug Spence, also known as ‘The Beard’. They provide amazing Obstacle Races in the UK througout the year with distances to suit all levels of fitness (6, 12 and 18k races). Myself and Mikey attended the Dirty Dozen Race in… Read more »

Spartan Super South Wales ’15 Review & Video

June 29, 2015

Me and Mikey took advantage of the Obstacle Race Magazine subscription deal earlier this year to get 2 free tickets to the Spartan Race Super in GlanUsk Estate earlier this month (20th June 2015). Having never taking part in a Spartan Race before we were excited and nervous at the same time at what we… Read more »