Category : Guest Posts

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Cliff Bar 10 Peaks ultra

A familiar thought came to mind as i drove towards the start line of the Brecon 10 Peaks Ultra… ‘i am getting too old for this’ swiftly followed by lamentations for the warmth of the bed I had left behind.  I promised myself this will be the last endurance running event that I will do before

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The Icebug Xperience – 2015

The Icebug Xperience is a 3-day event on the West Coast of Sweden, there are options to run or hike the 3 days. I was invited to take part as part of Team IcebugUK. Travelling out on Thursday to Gothenburg it was an early start to the day arriving at Heathrow for 6:15 ready for

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Race the Train

One man … one train! Or, in fact, about 900 racers and two trains. The goal to beat the train(s) over 14 miles, something that should be possible if you can run 14 miles in about 1:48. Easy, right? Well, no actually. It all started quite serenely, I’d looked at the map, worked out when

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Vintage Tim Xtenex Review

To celebrate Brocket Gear’s stocking of Xtenex laces, Tim has dragged out his old Xtenex review and here it is untouched and its original glory. He still stands by his words as much as he did the day he wrote it: “When you read through some “advice” articles on obstacle course racing there are always

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Tim Talks Toughest Ice

We’re excited to bring you a guest post today from Brocket Gear Race Team member and all time OCR legend Tim Lovett. Tim and Faye recently got the chance to travel to Sweden to compete in the world’s first OCR made entirely from snow and ice. In this post Tim explains EVERYTHING about Toughest Ice, from the

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