It has taken 416 days to complete my year of ultimate challenges. A year of my life seemingly understated in a single line, quantified with a simple dash. That dash represents one hell of a year and firsts in an exercise and sporting sense for me
Sadly I was unable to complete my final challenge – The National Three Peaks due to our lovely British Summer.
With my last few challenges really pushing me both physically and mentally, I have been purposefully building up to my final challenge of what has proved to be tough, exciting and certainly memorable year.
Nearly a year on from when I started my challenges, I find myself taking on my penultimate challenge with five of my dedicated hockey team mates for an event that we were all slightly anxious of to say the least.
I can’t believe it. I am nearly a year on from when I started My Year of Ultimate Challenges back on 11th June 2011.
My team joined almost a thousand other competitors to take to the streets of London on Saturday 19 May to take part in the second annual charity fundraising Soldier Challenge run by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and adventure challenge specialists, Rat Race.
This month’s challenge is one that I have been excited about for a long time, as I shall be taking on the infamous Soldier Challenge. This event is run by the same company that organised my September challenge, the London Urban Rat Race Adventure. If that event is anything to go by, I’m in for a real treat!
This month I left my comfort zone of the land and dove straight in to take on the 5k Swimathon distance challenge
Sportsister’s Clarissa Goodwin was lucky enough to join 4,999 other lucky ballot winners for a truly once in a lifetime experience, and take part in the first official event at the Olympic Stadium – The National Lottery Olympic Park Run.
After making history and being one of the first to cross the Olympic Stadium’s finish line, I have decided to leave my comfort zone of the land and dive into the water to take on my next challenge – Swimathon.