“You’re being pelted with hailstones, running across a misty moor and knee deep in bog, but it’s when you’ve battled through the elements and finished that you feel this amazing sense of achievement.”
Holly was always going to end up a mountain runner, there was just no other way it could of gone. Growing up on the Hills of Hebden Bridge, with... Read More
The latest addition to the Chia Charge athlete team, Scott Woolley is living every mountain bikers dream. Splitting his time between studying at Lancaster Uni and spending his holidays bombing down Canada's incredible mountains.
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Even in the UK though Scott is nev... Read More
Never a sporty child or teenager, Kim took up this ‘exercise’ thing like many of us because of vanity. It didn't take long though for that to change for her and after her first Race for Life, it was heavily suggested that she joined her local running club.
There Kim was able to find new routes, taking her from road 10ks to fell races. ‘Born to... Read More
By 36 years old most notable runners are looking to bring their careers to an end having passed their prime, Mimi Anderson though is most definitely an exception to that rule. As at 36 she had only just started, literally just started in fact, at first Mimi struggled to run on a treadmill for more than five minutes without gasping for breat... Read More
Sandy Ryan is quite the force to be reckoned with, the young boxer has over sixty fights to her name inside the squared circle and far too many wins to keep track of. It should come as no surprise then that Sandy Ryan has collected a fair few medals in her relatively short time at the top. To name just a few World Championships Silver Medal, You... Read More
After taking up running at 11 years old Shelli Gordon quickly discovered her natural talent for racing over longer incredible distances. Something she showed by completing a 25 mile course after only a few weeks of training.These days she is combining that natural talent with a phenomenal work ethic and pushing the boundaries of what many people... Read More
All it took for Jen Wood to get hooked on climbing, was one of her friends to decide to throw their ninth birthday party at a climbing wall. That was it and from that point on Jen was nothing short of obsessed with the climbing scene, two years later (and at only eleven years old) she entered her first indoor competition. From then on she has s... Read More
Long time Chia Charge customer (2012 vintage ) and now 2 x Everest Summiteer, Mick attempted to summit Everest for the 2nd time this year, normally running 50 and 100 mile Ultras for fun, you can read a bit about his adventure and link up to his charity work on our blog here.
How else would you start the 24 Hour Mountain Biking world Championships than with a 500m footrace... @waring.donna and @wiznige of Team No Idea kick off our interview series withe them ahead of this weekends big event by explaining this weird tradition. #ukmtb#mtb#mtblife#mtbenduro#enduro#doyouevenendurobro#gohardorgohome#wembo #mountain... Read More
That's Jayson in the picture, having a bimble somewhere in the Alps.
Jayson has always enjoyed spending time outdoors. From the age of 14 this was spent mountain biking above anything else. He joined the British Army at 17, which, through extensive military training (running in boots whilst carrying equipment) and serving with a professional, de... Read More
Six months after giving birth to her second son, Sophie discovered she had a gift for ultra-endurance sport when she finished 9th overall and 1st amateur at Challenge Weymouth 2015 (the European Long Triathlon Championships). In doing so, she qualified for the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Oklahoma in late September and separately has als... Read More
Please can you introduce yourself, give our readers an overview of what events you take part in?
Hi, I’m Alyson (Aly) Dixon and I’m a GB international distance runner. My main event is the marathon but I also compete in many other distances including 5k, 10k and half marathon. I have represented GB at 10,000m on the track (European Cup Champion... Read More