Category Archives: Obstacle Races UK

Commando Series Obstacle Race – November 2016

Trek and Run were supported during this event by Salba Chia  & Helly Hansen Part 1: By Dave Sherman As much as I love obstacle races, most tend to centre around a fixed formula of ‘mud + climbs + carries (+ a pinch of humiliation for any weaklings) = an OCR’. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve taken part in some awesome events and have great memories from certain races, but after a while they start feeling a bit ‘samey’. However every now and then something different comes along which stands…

Brooks Hellrunner: Hell Down South Longmore Camp, Hampshire – 16th January 2016

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia  & Helly Hansen First up, here’s a short video we shot during the event, to give you an idea of the course and atmosphere. Part 1: Steve Kimberley: In the days leading up to the Brooks Hellrunner 2016 race, I was filled with a quiet confidence that this race would be just another one for the medal cabinet. With claims of being “tougher than Tough Mudder”, yet having absolutely no obstacles that aren’t part of the trail itself, I assumed that these were just…

Toughman Adventure Race, and the 7 in 7 Isle of Man Challenge

Toughmann seemed liked an event worth experiencing. A 10km distance with 1,000 ft of ascent and 25 obstacles to overcome sounded intriguing, and there was a light-hearted, non-macho feel to the race website which made me think the aim of the game was to provide a testing challenge rather than a chance of permanent injury. Add to this the location – the Isle of Man, a place I’ve visited before and know to be beautiful, friendly and well worth seeing more of – and it’s no surprise that I was…

Commando Series Obstacle Race – Hever Castle, Kent – 14th Nov

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia  Saucony Columbia Sportswear & Helly Hansen Photos by Dave Sherman and Peachy Snaps Words by Steve Kimberley After one of our writers attended an exciting PR event earlier in 2015, Team Trek and Run had been eagerly awaiting the very first opportunity to experience a Commando race. The event took place at the picturesque and historical Hever castle, the former residence of English Queen Anne Boleyn, on a wet and chilly Saturday morning in November and the venue was…

What Will It Take For Our Girls Team To Take on The Spartan?

By Laura Kimberley   Photos: Epic Action Imagery The Trek and Run team did their first Spartan Obstacle Event last year and loved it. This year we’re back for more, starting on Saturday 30th August at their South London Spartan Sprint event and culminating at the mighty challenge of the Spartan Beast at the same venue on 11th October. In between those dates our ladies team will be taking on the event at Cambridge, whilst our streamlined team will also enjoy the Spartan Super on Sunday 31st August.  On Sunday 7th…