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Adrian Crouch Chase Fear: How marathons changed my life

Adrian - Chase Fear

Let me travel back in time...4 years ago...there I was, 20 years old, living a sedentary lifestyle at a whopping 230 lbs. I pushed myself into a deep depressive state, and there were some days when I didn't even want to get out of bed, nor did I feel like I had a reason for doing so. To rid me of this empty void within my heart and soul, I brainwashed myself into thinking that food was my only comfort in life. My hatred towards myself became so strong that I was completely oblivious to th...

Posted by Adrian Crouch of Chase Fear under Running, Marathon Running, Half Marathon Running on 14 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration: Fauja Singh the world's oldest marathon runner

April 1st may have a reputation for tom-foolery but this is no joke; meet the inspirational marathon running Fauja Singh who turns 102 years old today!

It's quite common for runner's to discover their passion for endurance distances a bit later in life, Fauja Singh gave 'later' a whole new meaning when he began running when he was 81. Having run a 20km run (which he thought had been 20 miles) he figured that another 6 miles would be fine! In 1999, aged 89, he turned to coach Harmandar Singh...

Posted by Cags R under Running on 31 March 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration: Moon Challenge progress report

On the second of January, we promoted the One Giant Leap for Mankind, One Small Step for Tribesports Challenge. At the time, the team of fitness astronauts had covered just over 40,000km since the Challenge was created on 25th August 2012.

With almost an eighth of the journey done, the deadline of the 25th August 2013 was seeming a little tricky; could we make up the numbers in time?

The answer, quite simply is YES! In the 19 days between 2nd of January and today, team Tribesports has cover...

Posted by Cags R under Running, Cycling, Swimming, Rowing, Walking on 21 January 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration: miles for Claire's mum

Former user of the week Claire L has had a tough year, she's been raising money through sport for the Macmillan Cancer foundation in support of her mum who is currently going through a tough battle with cancer.

We're very proud to see that the community has come together to support Claire and her mum in this time of difficulty. In true Tribesports fashion, Miles for Claire L's Mum is a Challenge to show your support for Claire by dedicating running, cycling, swimming, walking and rowing.

Claire L's Mum with santa

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Posted by Cags R under Running, Cycling, Walking, Swimming, Rowing on 3 December 2012 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration: Search4Hurt

There's nothing we love more than a good Challenge and so when we saw the insane challenges which Search4Hurt's Matt took on, we had to find out more!

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Matt's mission was a simple but incredible one - to take all of Australia's most insane challenges and see which really is the toughest: Tough Mudder, Buller MTB Event, Tough Bloke, Sydney Triathlon, Men's Health Urbanathlon, Glow Worm Marathon, Marysville to Melbourne Adventure Race, Kathmandu Adventre Race and the Australian Outba...

Posted by Cags R under Adventure Racing, Running, Cycling on 7 October 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

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