Up until this point, I hadn’t worried or been fearful of an event. I had watched two Hurricane Heat 12 Hour (HH12HR) events start and end and every time they looked absolutely brutal! Whether that be the PT at the start and people dropping out because it was so intense or seeing a group a […]
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A big part of 2018 for me is going for the Endurance TRIFECTA! This comprises of a Hurricane Heat, Hurricane Heat 12 Hour and an Ultra Beast. My first step towards this goal was the Hurricane Heat over in Aston Down. Sometimes mistaken as the 4 hour HH, there are no rules on time and […]
To be honest, I had no intention of running the Adidas City Runs 1 Hour event. Not because I didn’t want too, but because with a long weekend ahead of events, I thought I would take it easy (and the price seemed pretty trumpy for a 1 hour run). So after being proposed the opportunity […]
Taking on Europe’s Toughest Mudder was a massive challenge! Here is how my 8 hours went!
Are you about to take on your first Spartan Race? here is how these two did!
I went into this event in a very positive way. It’s the first time I had done a big race like this in my home city and running around familiar routes and areas. This excited me, plus the fact that I didn’t need to wake up at stupid o’clock to get there! With nearly 15,000 […]
This race was big for me as it was my longest run of the year and my first big event coming from injury. As I am training for a marathon, I knew that I needed to start ramping up my mileage and eventually get a Half Marathon in. Luckily for me the Milton Keynes Winter […]
2017 has been a massive year in terms of OCR and events across the country for theurbanchallenger.com. From smashing some goals set back in 2016, to travelling across the country for certain events. I have exceeded what I did last year and absolutely accomplished more then I could have imagined for the blog and for […]
This year has been massive in terms of events for me across the board! Even though I have enjoyed the majority of them there are a few that stand out and I would advise everyone to try! This list is aimed at those who have yet to try an obstacle course race all the way […]