After much deliberation, and with a heavy heart, we have taken the decision to postpone Darth XI, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday 28th March 2020. The worsening public health situation and likely forward-scenario around the coronavirus means that, although it’s incredibly disappointing to postpone an event that’s such an integral part of the local area, we can’t justify the risk … Continued
In support of Wales Air Ambulance, Coastal Fitness (Clyne Common) are offering all those competing in this years Darth Mannion free gym sessions every day this March! All they ask is for a donation of your choosing every time you visit (not compulsory, but very welcomed). ALL proceeds will go to Air Ambulance. Their range … Continued
Fancy tackling 58 MILES. Plus 4 PUBS. Over 3 DAYS and 2 NIGHTS. Winding up with 1 BIG PARTY. Don’t miss the chance – 17th to 19th September 2020!
Entry to Darth Minions Headtorch Heroes 2019 will take place on Friday 8th November 2019. Entry costs £15 (£3 goes directly to the Wales Air Ambulance). Darth Minion Headtorch Heroes is a unique adventure run which takes place in the darkness and mud of a November evening, aimed at children who are in years 1 … Continued
After months of abject failure in managing the Peloton Running website, Simon has been unceremoniously dumped by Uber-triathlete Colette Roberts. The King is Dead. Long live the Queen!
Always an instant sell-out, with this year no exception, the Minions Midsummer Mayhem event is back again this summer! The event is designed to inspire the next generation of Darth-letes… strictly no adults allowed for this one! This is probably frustrating, but there are no spaces left for this weekend’s event. We’re going to give … Continued
Check out this cracking blog from Ben Davies (MD of Belvoir Swansea and Mumbles). We are proud to have such amazing sponsors… not only do they help us organise the Darth, they get their trail shoes on an run the bloody thing as well!! Great work Ben!
Are you looking for your next challenge? Then look no further than the MdG A truly amazing experience, consisting of 3 consecutive days of fell-running across the stunning Gower peninsula. Learn more about this incredible event Heard enough?Sign me up! This really is one the most unique and accessible ultra marathons out there. This is … Continued
With just 2 weeks to go, I thought I’d share my plan of action in the final run up to Darth. It’s really important in these last few weeks to remember that the hard work has been done, hopefully you’ve made it through your training and preparation injury free and you’re all geared up and … Continued
Clearly the main point of The Darth is overcoming personal challenges, finishing the toughest event you’ve ever done against all the odds, etc, etc. But equally important are several key elements of dress code. Wear proper trail shoes for the event. It’s an absolute must. We’re on a mission to ensure we’re all ‘on brand’ … Continued