Archive for the ‘Adventure Racing’ Category

This is straight for the recent Open Adventure Newsletter and is great news for the UK/Ireland adventure racing scene. ‘Rumours are rife so we will put this to bed.. Yep we will be running an expedition event in 2010 sponsored by Adidas. It will be around 3-4 days in length, non stop for mixed teams […]

Well done to Paul Mahon, Ivan Park, Peter Cole and Taryn McCoy who have just won this year Sleepmonster’s Abu Dhabi Competition. This is an all expenses paid trip courtesy of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority to compete in the Abu Dhabi Adventure Race this December. No Frontiers have had a great year’s racing at […]

The UK Rat Race series came to a close last weekend and what a weekend it was! Rachel and Jonny teamed up with Tom Oldfield, who had previously raced at Edinburgh earlier in the year on a different team. We woke up to glorious sunshine on Saturday morning, which remained with us for the weekend. […]

Jonny, Rachel and ‘rat race newbie’ Tom Oldfield completed the London Race Rat last weekend. With a massive 186 teams entered in the Weekender event, Team Average Joes in the Buff finished 5th mixed team (7th overall). Competition was fierce at the front, with most of the best teams on the UK racing, so finishing […]

Well the kids are back to school, the nights are getting longer and autumn is basically upon us……it’s only now that the sun decides to show its face. I heard on the radio today that it rained everyday for 54 days at Lough Lomond in Scotland; I’d say we were not too far off the stat […]

The forecast for Sunday was heavy rain. I forgot to bring down laminate to cover the maps so on Saturday evening after the Mean Street race Ivan and I rushed around the various newsagents to see if they had any. We were out of luck…..the best thing we could do was buy a second A-Z […]

I had arranged to race the Galway Rat Race with Ivan Park and Jackie O’Hagan, but at the last minute Jackie was unable to make it , so Ivan and I decided just to run as a male pair team. The last time I had raced with Ivan was back in 2007 at the Beast […]