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Dan Tuffnell, UK Director of Spartan Race, talks about the 2014 Series

by Dave Sherman 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. To find out…

The Spartan Obstacle Race Training Camp

By Steve Kimberley. Photos Epic Action Imagery Now as a regular runner, who takes part in the occasional obstacle course, I was really looking forward to the Spartan race Training camp to see what it had to offer. Something that I have noticed while running obstacle courses in the past is that regardless of how strong a runner you are, all it takes is one of the obstacles to prove a bit too much of a struggle and all of a sudden even getting around the course becomes far more difficult…

The Spartan Beast, South London, 2013, England

The 2013 Spartan Beast took place on 9th November at Pippingford Park. Below is our review of the race. First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. Ok, so the film has given you a rough idea of what the day was about. Mud and lots of it, a great array of obstacles, plenty of trail running over very varied and challenging terrain and loads and loads of fun. For some it was probably the hardest event…