Covid-19 The Ultra Marathon It is a strange old time or unprecedented as they keep saying. Personally, I find it weird. Some days are good, positive, and full of ideas. Whilst others are bad, negative, and void of motivation. Luckily, the latter are in the minority but the longer this goes on the more stress and strain we are going to be put under as Covid-19 The ultra Marathon like no other runs its course. In my mindset, I am actually treating it a bit like an Ultra Marathon. Each announcement date is an aid station, just need to get
The FFS Podcast Sean Holley Journalist Fraser Watson, joins up with Muuk-Adventures to co host FFS Podcast. This week we were lucky enough to have Muuk-Adventure director Sean Holley to join us on Zoom whilst in lock down. Sean gaves us a great insight into the Man, where he’s come from and what the future has in store The Overview The FFS Podcast Sean Holley. Takes us on a trip down memory lane, where Sean recalls his playing days and how a horrific injury playing for Aberavon against South Africa ended his career. An event like this defines people and
The FFS Podcast #1 We have teamed up with Sports Journalist Fraser Watson to create a regular Podcast. The FFS Podcast. Why FFS ? well the simple answer is the Fintan, Fraser Show. However in this currently climate we think the saying FFS fits the bill. The FFS Podcast will be aired once a week. We will be looking to discuss all things sport and endurance event related in Pembrokeshire and further afield. We have been planning or should I say talking about this Podcast for sometime. And what a time to start it. At the beginning of the Covid
What is beyond dangerous? To Cancel or not to cancel that is the question!!!! Do you remember when weekends were called Saturday and Sunday? but in this day and age, they seem to be called Ciara, Doris, Dennis and even Jorge as named by the Spanish Met Office (And I thought Brexit meant we could name our own storms!!) When we organise an event, its done anything from 9 to 12 months in advance, At this early stage all you can hope for is that the weather is going to be kind, for the sake of the competitors and marshals.
Mountain Biking Atlas Mountains Before I start, Its worth saying that I had never been to Morocco and if I’m honest it never really appealed to me. My opinion was based on people’s tales of package holidays or City breaks that they had been on and thought that’s not for me. Then a few years ago I saw an article on Mountain Biking Atlas Mountains that got my attention and the place started to intrigue me. So in January 2020, I got the chance to go there and partake in a bit of Mountain Biking and Hiking. An offer that
The Year 2020 marks our 10th Anniversary MUUK-Adventures What better way to finish off the year/decade with MUUK-Adventures, than to spend the last couple of hours running and walking, the “new” Ras Dewi Sant Marathon Route (well 12 miles of it). During the 3hrs 18 mins this took me. The solitude and beauty of the coast path was ideal to reflect on the time that’s been and to dream of what the future might hold. As I plodded my way around, my thoughts drifted in and out of the last 10 years, with the following thoughts of where MUUK-Adventures
Calendar of Events Some of you may remember when the world was going to end. The second after 23.59.59hrs 31/12/1999! Well that seems like it was only yesterday, but in 3 months it will be 20years 🙁 A decade later in 2010 we organised our first event, Which means 2020 will be our 10th or is that 11th!?! year in operation! Anyway the time has flown and it certainly ain’t slowing down! So if you have ever felt “I’d like to do that” “Run a Marathon” “Ride a Ride” or “Swim a Swim” don’t hesitate or procrastinate 2020 is your
Ramsey Island 3 & 6 Peaks Challenge 2019 The Ramsey Island Peaks Challenge It was great to be back on the Island for what is becoming our annual run around it and it’s peaks. After postponing the July Ramsey Island Peaks Challenge due to the sea state yesterday really was ideal conditions. The Sun was out but cooler temperatures meant it was a bit more bearable. However it is easy for me to say that from my position of sitting on top of Peak 3 enjoying the sea breeze. As everyone else who reached me was blowing, sweating and walking.
What’s in a name! Man Up to MUUK: Now what seems like another life time ago, we decided to spread our wings from the Whitesands Challenge to Ras Dewi Sant and thought, we need a name and a website. This was discussed with a few, but no name stood out and then a former work colleague and pretty decent marathon runner himself came forward to say, “what about Man-Up, it seems to be the in saying for endurance sport these days?” Now I can’t say I’d used this saying or thought much of it, So I googled it as you do, and the
Tour de Shane 2019 I’m not sure if it was the Sun in the sky or the love of cycling, but spring was definitely in the air. TDS 2019 proved to a very enjoyable occasion for all our staff and Marshals and the riders themselves based on the feedback we have had. This was the 3rd Tour de Shane we have held in St Davids and the change of route went down very well. Some of the changes were actually new to us (Hasguard Cross!) but everyone recovered!! We are always looking at ways to improve and make things better and that