Stubbington 10k is a well attended event for OS Runners with 23 OS Runners taking to the start line. It was a bit of a cold day, which is perfect ‘vest’ running conditions for some runners, while others were wearing base layers, long sleeve tops, gloves and all other available accoutrements.Continue reading
By Karen Connell
Since starting my running journey on the 2015 desk-5k course, I’ve realised that I’m far more of an endurance beast than a sprinter, and this weekend’s crazy adventure has further fuelled my growing addiction to extreme challenges (there’s worse things to be addicted to, right?).
November 2018’s 30 minute challenge, saw a slight route variation – up the path, past Tesco’s, right onto Lee Lane, then left onto Church Lane and for those who got far enough, onto the (vaguely muddy) Test Way path to Mill Lane.
OSR’s were taking part in 4 different races across central south England on the 7 October, so here is one mega roundup;
Report by Jena Leach
They say all bad things come in threes and in this case, it was three laps round what can only be described as a very challenging course, as the male runners found out. Perhaps I speak for myself when I say thankfully it was only two laps for the women. Continue reading
I had originally planned to take on my first full IM in 2016, but a knee injury in April put an early end to that ambition. Fast forward to September 2017 and a very wet weekend in Brecon where I had an awakening to once again think Ironman, but more specifically IM Wales. As a member of the OS Explorer team taking on the Dell Corporate Challenge we were lucky enough to meet IM legend Chrissie Wellington, and her insight into what drove her to win three IM world championships struck a chord. That weekend we took on all that the Welsh weather could throw at us, and although it took a team from the British Army to push us into second, I came away believing that Wales could be tamed, or so I thought…. Continue reading