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
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
Entry is open for the Half Darth X. The word around town is that it delivers all the fun of the main event but with a shorter period of pain and suffering. Join the host of runners starting on or improving their journey towards The Darth’s main event, by tackling this muddy beauty first. Seven … Continued
Yet again, Darth sold out in under a day! But never fear, your second bite at the cherry to enter the tenth anniversary Darth is now at hand… After a clamour of requests, we’ve managed to open up a further 100 spaces for Darth X. So if you’re looking for something to anchor your New Year’s … Continued
Don’t forget that registration for Darth X opens at 8am on Saturday 1st December. Last year, all six hundreds places were snapped up in under three hours, so a hangover lie-in could rob you of the opportunity of a lifetime. Set the alarm, and be ready. Finger poised. The only choice to make: am I a … Continued
So I have run the Marathon De Gwyr (MdG) three times, barely surviving two of them. Sharing my experiences with two MdG stalwarts, JPD and Pete O’kane over a pint last year, we identified four distinct MdG running groups. Which will you be? Group One: The Unprepared. Shuffling at a speed a toddler would be embarrassed … Continued
The Darth Mannion has welcomed over 1,000 runners since the inaugural event seven years ago. In that time, it has doubled in length and snowballed in size. It has taken place in baking sunshine, the freezing cold, gale force winds and horizontal rain. In 2013 it even included an ill-fated 400m swim where some members … Continued