Hell in the Middle

The devil is getting colder and colder and Im slighty scared :-)

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16/01/2013 at 21:04
Is anyone else insane enough to be doing Hell in the Middle next month? Really hoping that the three of us are not the only crazy fools to potentially be braving the minus temperatures of Trentham!! Anyone got any tips on clothing efc??? Thanks guys
17/01/2013 at 00:58

Yes! Hellrunner is always fun! Have done 4 Up North & 2 In the Middle....Though this is a new location, so no idea what this route will be like.

Just wear what you normally wear....No cotton, as that soaks up water....Tights, couple of long sleeved tech tops.....If windy consider a cag, as windchill can be nasty....DECENT GRIP trail shoes...Not your most crap ones with no tread left!

 

17/01/2013 at 13:12

Im going to presume this is similar to the Tough Guy event??

I wore a tri suit for Tough Guy, Think it was the X2

Doesnt hold water, Dries quickly and is very comfy.

As for footwear, I have the inov8 Terrafly, Good grip, comfy and are Gortex(allthough this wont help if your neck deep in water..

Anyway, Good luck, sure youll have a blast!!

17/01/2013 at 23:22
Thanks guys!!

I did Hell up North which I loved Just pondering over this one as its looking likely to be in the minus temp wise. Think I may do what you suggest Pyjama Girl, layer up with more than one long sleeve technical and maybe a head buff. I was wondering about my trail asics rather than road trainers which I wore last time and spent so much energy trying to stay upright!!
18/01/2013 at 06:02

Trail shoes def....Might be icy.....And if not icy, will be muddy I'm sure! 

23/01/2013 at 10:15

im doing this......i had to pull out of hell up north on the morning of it due to a chest infection that i was in denial about the week before ( wise move in thinking about it.)

 

30/01/2013 at 12:41
looking for a wave 1 place in this... if anyone needs to pull out please drop me a message...Cheers

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