Over the weekend Ollie and Chris took part in The Original Mountain Marathon (The OMM) a 2-day mountain event, combining endurance, navigation and mountain survival skills: This year’s event was held in the Tweedmuir Hills in the Scottish Borders, and began with a torrential downpour, ensuring we were soaked from the start. To ensure that no team has an unfair advantage over fellow competitors, route maps are handed out on …Read More
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Christmas time was once again celebrated by the HSX Christmas weekend, and with it the infamous Adventure Race. After a stock up on supplies for the gruelling 3 hour event and a quick brief we all set out in the muddy new forest. As we all had different tactics the start of the race was manic with all the pairs running off in different directions to the check points. …Read More
This weekend we finally set off for John O’groats to start our seven day JOGLE epic… We’ll try and post twitter updates so look for #HSXJOGLE and if any of you, your friends or families want to donate, they can here…. https://mydonate.bt.com/events/hsxjogle Wish us luck…. teamHSX doing the JOGLE….
Our very own Lucky CFO Alan Braithwaite went out into the New Forest yesterday with two other lucky readers of Trail Running Magazine, the Editor & a photographer to do an article for next autumns edition of Trail Running Magazine. We can ensure you it will be worth a read.
So…… That’s it.. All done and dusted… And what an awesome experience/adventure we all had. I won’t bother putting a trip report up here, I think Chris’ blog updates and the awesome photos tell the story… However, I will put a couple of things on here. Firstly, I want to link you to one of the other runners post race thoughts… What a write up and he says it all …Read More
teamHSX on Atacama recieved emails today with details on the course… It makes for interesting reading.. Distance of Each Stage The approximate distances of each stage are detailed below. There are checkpoints approximately every 10 kilometers / 6 miles along the course where volunteers and a medical doctor are stationed to give you water and support. Each checkpoint also has a tent providing shade. Stage 1 – 35.2 km …Read More
As mentioned yesterday, teamHSX on Atacama were on today’s news. This link takes you to the main article :- http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/ultimate-chile-challenge61727/ and this link is the small snippet on the lunch time bulletin :- http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/afternoon-news39133/ Also, this evening we broke the £1,ooo mark for our Cancer research fundraising.. please help us get to £6,690… Thanks..
Today, teamHSX on Atacama were joined at Hengitsbury Head (Southbourne, Dorset) by Divya Kohli, ace reporter from Meridian News. She filmed a piece on us to be shown on the Meridian News tomorrow (Monday 17/1/2011) night on the main bulletin. Divya, even said they are keen to join us on our Malaga training session and are even talking about joining us in Chile for the race…. teamHSX on …Read More
Great news… After a successful training run on Butser Hill last night teamHSX on Atacama (Rich Batstone, Chris Laws & Alan Braithwaite) who are running across the Atacama Desert in March 2011 and are trying to raise some cash for Cancer Research are pleased to announce that their pages are now open.. If you’d like to find out more and hopefully donate a bit of money please go to hsx.org.uk/atacama …Read More
Competitor List and Bios A preliminary list of competitors for the Atacama Crossing 2011 can be seen on the website. You can sort the list by nationality, country of residence, age group and more. It’s now real… And getting closer by the day.. http://www.4deserts.com/atacamacrossing