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 […]
Category: Race Reviews
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 […]
It’s very rare that I ever take part in ‘fun runs’. This by no means says that the events I take part in are not ‘fun’, because they are amazing, but in terms of simple distance, no chip timing and just hitting the road without focusing on smashing a PB. In the spirit of Halloween, […]