Archive for October, 2008

The Average Joes successfully completed their Coast to Coast challenge last weekend. Unfortunately due to the extremely bad weather on Saturday the kayak section along Upper Lough Erne had to be cancelled. This simply meant that the guys had to cycle to full width of the northern part of Ireland to reach Rostrevor, before continuing […]


The Land Rover G4 Challenge 2009 is billed as the ultimate global adventure. For four weeks, eighteen teams of two from eighteen countries will drive, bike, kayak, climb and trek their way across Mongolia. Sadly, neither Jonny nor Kate will be amongst them. Jonny and Kate were selected from almost 700 applicants across the UK […]


The team need to learn how to skimboard for the Portugal XPD race. We managed to borrow a board from a local surf shop and took it down to the beach for a ‘wee go’……..I think we will need a lot of practice. 🙂


Day 1 (Round 5) After a lengthy break the CCAR series returned last weekend (4/5th Oct) to the north coast. As teams gathered at Limavady Leisure Centre (Race HQ) the rain poured down and the wind picked up, setting the tone for a miserable day weather-wise. Teams had the choice of a 2 day or […]


The final of the WEST series took place last Wednesday at Hillsborough Forest. The runners were divided into three categories, which were calculated on their previous results and times. Philip Baxter (Organiser) comments The handicapping was spot on – all the A finalists were faster than all the B finalists, although the pressure of competition […]