Why I will not participate in Agoge 006

Agoge At the end of last year, when I was making my planning for 2017, my goal was to complete 7 trifectas. As 2017 proceeded, more Spartan Races were announced and I added them to my planning, resulting in a current goal of completing 11 trifectas. At the time that the first Agoge in Europe […]

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Spartan Race Viennna Super 2017

The Course Located on the Military Academy of Wiener Neustadt, the course for the Vienna Spartan Race Super was completely flat. I was particularly happy with this since this was my first time I would run two Spartan Races on the same day so I wouldn’t be too exhausted after the Super. Since the Super […]

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Spartan Race South East Sprint 2017

For my second Spartan Race, I crossed the Channel for the South East Sprint in Sevenoaks. After a good night sleep in my cozy bedroom (booked via AirBnB) I headed down to St. Clere. When I arrived it was still foggy, but it was not too cold. As usual, I was running in the elite […]

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Valmorel Winter Sprint 2017

Last weekend, my Spartan year kicked of with the Valmorel Winter Sprint. Although the race was on Saturday, we left on Wednesday night so we had a few days of free time in Valmorel and some time to get used to the altitude and the snowy conditions. We stayed in a small apartment. It was […]

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Gloves

Most of the time I don’t use gloves during an obstacle run. I know some people like to use them to have more grip but even without gloves my grip is strong enough to conquer the monkeybars or climb a rope. So In normal circumstances, gloves don’t have an added value for me. But the […]

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Burpees

Burpees, everybody hates (doing) them and that is probably why they are part of the Spartan Race. For those who don’t know, burpees are used as a penalty during a Spartan Race when you fail an obstacle. You get one try at every obstacle and if you fail, you have to perform 30 burpees. And […]

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Spartan Race
The Goal

  My first ever Spartan Race was the Beast in Krynica Poland, during the summer of 2016. I had no idea what to expect – although I was familiar with OCR – but I was sold. So I registered for the Peterborough Sprint and Super in September in order to get my trifecta. And with […]

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