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Open Water Swimming - options for 2013


Published by James Hack on 08/05/13

A round up for this year's options for Open Water Swimming

The Three Peaks Race: Unfinished Business


Published by Nick Wishart on 06/05/13

Last year this event was one of my identified A races for the year. Me, Steve, Andy and Jason set off from the field in Horton, expecting a challenging but great day over the Three Peaks of PenyGhent, Whernside and Ingleborough. Unfortunately, a little over 40 minutes later, my race ended prematurely, as just after dibbing in at the first summit, I turned my ankle badly on the descent. I was devastated to DNF, but even after a trial hobble in an effort to carry on, it was clear my day was over.

For a while last year, I actually considered adding a warning sign to myself:

Tigers Todger, Sheffield


Published by Dave Douglas on 02/05/13

Tigers Todger, Sheffield

 I did my first fell race last night and got my eyes widely opened (and my lungs). I expected 50ish people I got 262!

Hawks, Lakes and a Coffin


Published by Matt Boot on 01/05/13

I like racing, but I'm not sure why. This race helped me to see more clearly some of the reasons why I do it...

Long Mynd - Hard work for Hobbitses


Published by James Hack on 30/04/13

A long overdue trail running trip to Long Mynd, home of hairy footed Hobbits.

Edging beyond 26.2


Published by James Hack on 15/04/13

Two Spartans set out on an adventure to achieve "time on legs" and break 26.2.

Believe what we tell you...


Published by Matt Boot on 11/04/13

Maybe I'm a bit gullible, but I've been listening to a few people, and am beginning to believe what they say...

Welcome to our new website!


Published by James Hack on 28/03/13

It's taken a while but it's finally here. At last the Persians can find out who this plucky bunch of upstarts are...

Limited edition website launch t-shirt


Published by James Hack on 27/03/13

To celebrate the launch of the new website we've created a new casual t-shirt.

Get one from our spreadshirt store.

Spring offers


Published by Rosebank Sports on 19/02/13

Buy both for £54

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