No ego, No quit, No hate

Recently I had the pleasure of running the No Ego Challenge, a delightful five mile trail race that starts at 6.30pm.  Because of this noticeable caveat, it is pitch black, therefore a head torch is not a luxury, but a must to run.

As it was my first race in almost two years, No Ego was a new challenge, where I couldn’t predict how I would perform.

The darkness was a unique challenge making it difficult to see what was underfoot and I had fresh concerns about old injuries wondering if my plantar fasciitis coming back to bite me in the… foot.

The good news is I am writing this post, so I returned and am not still wondering about Dalby Forest lost.  No Ego was a race where I learned about the importance of mental grit. Continue reading “No ego, No quit, No hate”

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Major Series North Review

On Sunday I took part in the Major Series, in the Northern heat in Wetherby.  The weather was sunny, although very windy, so it got cold quick if you weren’t moving.

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This was my second obstacle race, with Spartan being my first.  The distance was more than the Spartan, being between 10-12km.

There was an option to do a 5k, but that was called the Minor which, as far as the ego is concerned, isn’t very encouraging. Continue reading “Major Series North Review”