Interviews

Total Warrior Champion Chris Lightburn Gives His Tips

This year is Total Warrior’s 5th anniversary. And one man has dominated the event from the very first event held in 2011…Chris Lightburn

How To Survive Spartan Race From The UK Champion

How do you train for a Spartan Race? We spoke to the 2013 UK Champion Thomas Blanc to get his top tips to survive and avoid those dreaded burpees. Now a Spartan expert, Thomas has travelled the world with Spartan…

From Beginner to Elite: How I did it with the UK’s Best Jon Albon

We caught up with Jon Albon, the UK’s Obstacle Race superstar, who pretty much wins everything he touches, including Rat Race Dirty Weekend, Men’s Health, Nuclear Rush, Nuts Challenge and many others. Being the friendly athlete that he is, we…

Adapt Or Die: A 50km Obstacle Race Over Wales

What do you get if you combine an Ultra Marathon with a Mud Run? According to Josue Stephens you get The Celts Survival Run, a 50km plus obstacle challenge, which is his latest venture starting in Wales next month. An…

Video Interview with Spartan Race Founder: Joe De Sena

Joe De Sena, the inspiring founder of Spartan Race chatted to us about his new book, 300 daily burpees, vanilla ice cream binges, mud and the plans for the future. The questions What’s a typical day? What was your first…

Spartan Chief On Secret Parties, Free Beer and a European Trifecta

Spartan have been through the wars a little this year in which the resolution was a new UK licensee and chief. Meet Dan Tuffnell, a 36 year old ex adventurer from Farnborough, who will assume responsibility for the UK 2014…

The Unknown Elite Contender – Conor Hancock

We see domination from just a few Elite athletes within obstacle racing, so it’s nice to see young blood coming through to challenge the current crop and we’re always interested/excited to see new contenders. We caught up with Conor Hancock,…

Indoor Obstacle Racing on a BMX terrain – Urban Attack Interview

How does running around a £24m indoor BMX track filled with obstacles sound? Celebrity fitness guru Rob Edmond has created just that in Urban Attack later this year in Manchester. “We are looking to add to Obstacle Course racing something…

Inside The Mind of Rat Race Founder Jim Mee

We caught up with the brains behind the biggest adventure and obstacle event company in the UK, Jim Mee, the founder of Rat Race to ask him all about the company, the history behind it and the plans for the…

The Hidden Gem of Kamikaze Run

You perhaps haven’t heard of Kamikaze Run. Amidst the growing events over the past few years they have stuck to their roots and kept entry fees relatively low at below the £40 mark, despite being round for over eight years…

Interview With Tough Guy Winner Charles Franzke

We caught up with the 2014 Tough Guy winner Charles Franzke from Germany to find out how he trains and any secrets to his success. Only 21 years old and still a student, Charles beat his 7th finish place last…

Interview with Spartan Race Founder Richard Lee

We chat with Spartan Race to talk about entry fees, queues, the Olympics and the UK OCR scene.

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