During this podcast we speak with Rachel Gibson a mum of two from the Wirral, UK. Rachel shares her experience of the Spartan races from competing and placing at the Manchester Spartan Race and her journey to the Spartan World Championships in America.
In this podcast we talk about:
Getting back into fitness after children
Why the Spartan Sprint races appealed to her
What to expect at a Spartan Race from the obstacles to the atmosphere
What happens when you fail an obstacle
Why the Spartan spear throw isn’t as easy as it looks
Top tips for rope climbs
What happens after you win a “Spartan Coin”
Advice for balancing training with work and having children
Why you should always read the small print for races
Dealing with the brand new Spartan course
What it felt like at the start of the race & the Spartan chant
The obstacles that challenged Rachel and pushed her to her limits
Coping with the ice cold water during the swim
Hitting the wall and still moving forward
Raising money for Cancer Research
Why you should just - Go For It!!!
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