Spartan blog

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

Cool runnings


Published by Steve Mee on 12/02/13

Some cool pics from cold days out on the Sandstone Trail and Delamere loop.

Sandstone Challenge 2013 Party


Published by admin on 06/02/13

Details of our massive Sandstone assault and after show party...

Hell Up North The millionth write up


Published by Jim Moreton on 08/11/12

I know this is about a week late, but the write up i did last week got lost when my session timed out, and i threw all my toys out of the pram. Sulk is now over so here is the millionth write up.

The Day Hell Froze Over


Published by Fay Jackson on 08/11/12

It was on my 3rd Delamere Spartan run that I was first introduced to the hills of hell. Club numbers hadn’t yet reached double figures and although there had been one other female on my first outing who had promised to return, she hadn’t been seen again since. Running along a pleasant flattish fire road James beackoned me over to the forest edge asking ‘Have you seen the hills of hell?’. I looked down the seemingly sheer drop and listened to James explaining the hills and bogs of ‘Hellrunner up north’. ‘You’ll have to try it one day’ James claimed.

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