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Race report: Spartan Race Super - Sevenoaks

They say that variety is the spice of life, so when I was offered the chance to take part in a “Sprint” Spartan race (5km in distance with around 15 obstacles), at a significantly reduced rate, at a venue that’s just a 45 minute drive away from where I live, I leapt at the chance.

At the time I hadn't considered that I have terrible upper body strength and a fear of heights.

Once again this was an opportunity that came up through my friends at One Year No Beer, who have a partnership with Spartan Race.

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, a significant part of the OYNB challenge is to push yourself out of your comfort zone and try new things, both physically and mentally.

Which is also the ethos of Spartan Races.

Spartan champions
Ruari, one of the co-founders of OYNB, and his wife Jen, are seasoned Spartans and have even raced at the world championships in Iceland so, unsurprisingly they’ve been very keen to get as many of us in the OYNB group to take on a Spartan Race.

While I’…

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