Athlete Blogs

My Nuts Challenge Tips – Conor Hancock Blog

Last year I completed my first Nuts Challenge finishing the four laps in record times clinching first place and I certainly enjoyed my experience despite the tough challenge it is! Here’s some tips for those of you going for multiple laps…

4th at the World Championships – Conor Hancock Blog

Had quite a busy couple of months training and competing, also not making time for writing about my experiences. Recent races have been Spartan European championships in Slovakia, 7th place. UK Spartan beast down in Hastings, 1st place. Spartan world…

Spartan Race Edinburgh – 5miles, 590m elevation – Conor Hancock Blog

Turning up for this one was quite grim after spending a week in Cyprus in the scorching sun shine! The sprint should have started at half 9, but due to quite a bad storm and a risk of us getting…

Spartan Race Manchester: Conor Hancock Blog

I didn’t have the best build up to this race if I’m honest due to one thing and another. Having four weeks steady training since Toughest, Denmark last month, and a couple weeks of this pretty much doing nothing but…

ICEBUG To Support My Development

I am really happy to announce the joint support of ICEBUG UK and ICEBUG Sweden (HQ). I will be the first non-Swede to join the European Icebug Pro Team whilst remaining as part of Team Muddy Race. We’re going to be called Team…

Racing in Denmark: Conor Hancock Blog

This weekend I travelled to Denmark to compete in my second Toughest event, 8.4k with 40 brilliant obstacles. On arrival at the First hotel Aalborg I quickly realised it wasn’t the sort of race I was expecting, as we could…

Racing In Sweden – Conor Hancock Blog

This weekend I flew out to Sweden, Stockholm for the Toughest race with some of the Muddy Race team. After a hectic day travelling and getting there late on the Friday we had no time to see the course or to…