Category Archives: Obstacle Course Races

A series of blogs detailing my experiences in respect of Obstacle Course Races

Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Loops)

Simple instructions from Coach Tony Leary as we prepared for another Road2Worlds session on the Sunday : “Sat morning again this week team 720 meet for 730 start at the museum car park again – bring a wrec bag if … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Carries)

Saturday morning was going to be busy.  Being something of a tool at the best of times, I had already volunteered to help Kirsten Whitehouse dismantle a rig, “HELP PLEASE 💕 Looking for a few lovely people to help Rebecca, … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Aldenham (Ditch)

Coach Tony Leary got straight to the point this week, “Fancying a hill based session on Sunday, maybe a bit of bridge action too – can only mean 1 place!! Aldenham- meet at the church at 7:20 for a 7:30 … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Greenwood Park (Boundary Lap)

“Hi everyone, gonna do 1 more week at Greenwood Park this Sunday – will mix it up a bit – running a longer lap before some goalposts and playground action – repeat Meet at 7:20 for 7:30 start” You can … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Greenwood Park (Pyramid)

After a brilliant session at Greenwood Park last Saturday, which you can read about here, we were going back again, with this message from Coach Tony Leary, fresh from watching himself on Fort Boyard, “Hi team – I have second … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Greenwood Park (Circuits)

Things were going to be a little different for the next couple of weeks, “Hi guys – the next 2 Sundays are R2W for me so wont be able to run a Sunday morning session – was thinking of maybe … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Greenwood Park

We have started going bouldering on a regular basis over at The Arch North climbing wall in Burnt Oak, and apparently it is dangerous.  Or maybe it is only dangerous to the over 50s…as Coach Tony Zumba 50 Leary wrote, … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Aldenham (Rebecca’s Blog)

Getting our Arses in Gear for Canada            Sunday 10th September I am going to tread very, very carefully in the shoes of the eloquent James Allen to write a brief review of St Albans OCR Training Group latest Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Rebecca’s Rig)

Our glorious leader was away, but in the words of Starship, nothing’s gonna stop us now.  Tony Leary had given us some inspiration during the week, anyway, treating Rebecca Cohen to a low-rig experience over a river on her birthday; … Continue reading

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Obstacle Race Magazine Roadshow : Wild Forest

I had seen the event listing on Facebook for the Obstacle Race Magazine roadshow which was going to be hosted at the Wild Forest Gym (as it was known at the time this happened), and once I got paid I … Continue reading

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