Category Archives: The 100 Peaks Challenge

A series of blogs detailing my preparation for The 100 Peaks Challenge

The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018 : Training – Week 3

I have decided to take on Nuclear Oblivion in 2018.  You can read more about that decision here. Monday 03 July 2017 I started again with the 10K training plan, having only managed to get in 1 out of 3 sessions … Continue reading

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The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018 : Training – Week 2

I have decided to take on Nuclear Oblivion in 2018.  You can read more about that decision here. Monday 26 June 2017 I got off to a slow start with only my plank today.  I am still struggling to achieve any … Continue reading

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The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018 : Training – Week 1

I have decided to take on Nuclear Oblivion in 2018.  You can read more about that decision here. Monday 19 June 2017 If you are a friend of mine on Facebook then you know that I go along with every … Continue reading

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The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018

I will be perfectly honest – I was gutted.  This had been months of frustration for me, culminating in a concentrated 25 days of that frustration, and a definite feeling that I had let down a great group of people. … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Mardley Heath Woods (Spear Throw)

We were going to a new location, and we were going to be using some new kit ! Our coach and leader, Tony Leary, had introduced this one very nicely, “Planning another one of those race simulation type sessions this … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : The PT Barn (Monkey Bars)

Road trip !!! Kirsten Whitehouse had organised a trip to The PT Barn for the St Albans OCR Training Group (With Coffee & Cake) (we really need team training tops for the group…) and as my arrangements for the weekend … Continue reading

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Lean Machine Project : Week 1

I have signed up for the Lean Machine Project to give me a boost going into 2017, and some good nutrition habits to take forward through the year.  It is the brainchild of Mitch Shepherd and Emz Watts, both highly … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (The Beasting)

“Hi everyone – we are in Verulam park this Sunday – 720 meet for 730 start – please don’t be late as a couple of people need to be off by 915.  Not sure of the plan yet but I’m … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Waterford (Trail Running)

This week we were going to a location which was new to me, but one which Nick Day had mentioned to me before, so I was very much looking forward to it.  Tony Leary painted the picture, “We are heading … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Aldenham (Hill Repeats)

We were heading back to Aldenham, with the promise from Tony Leary of “hills, cold water, bridge climbing etc.” and the passing comment, “think it might actually be cold this week.”  We had another good turn out this morning with … Continue reading

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