Recent posts by davewise

Brighton Half Marathon 2013

by Kev Betts The Brighton Half Marathon has come a long way since the inaugural race some 23 years ago. Back then, 200 runners turned up in a car park to race over 13.1 miles. This year, over 10,000 people entered one of the country’s leading races over the distance. There is no doubt that over the past couple of years, the timing of the event has fallen perfectly in line with the training diaries of spring marathon wannabes – the Brighton Marathon in particular. There is no doubt the…

Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, London, 2013

by Laura Kimberley ‘I wanna be fit but I don’t like running’ – Rizzle Kicks This line totally sums me up. I go to the gym as and when it suits me, I do the occasional 5km or 10km race and have done 2 half marathons in my time but I am by no means a seasoned athlete. This being said, when I went to watch the 5km Survival race last year I was overcome by a strange sense of jealousy when my little brother headed off across the start…

Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, London, 2013

by Dave Sherman When most people talk about Obstacle Races, ‘Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest’ events are usually some of the first which come to mind, and are easily among of the most popular events on the Obstacle Race calendar. The events are spread over 5 locations throughout Great Britain from September to November concluding with a London double-whammy event comprising of a daytime 10k and night-time 5k adjacent to Battersea Power Station in London, and I was excited to be competing in this one, not only because of…

Events & Attraction Reviews

Hi! And welcome to the Trek and Run Review page of Events we’ve taken part in and Attractions we’ve visited. When you’re ready to go back to the main site, click here – www.trekandrun.com But before then, please browse the categories on the right of the page to see the events and attractions as reviewed by us and our readers. If you’d like to see your own review on these pages then email your report, together with a few low resolution photos, to dave@trekandrun.com