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The Major’s Highlights of this Spring’s Events

Fall in recruits! I’m beginning to think you lot are gluttons for punishment! More of you than ever before completed one of my mud runs this Spring with in excess of 5000 completed missions.   The top turnout was at the Major North where 2184 of you trudged through the mud and brought home the…

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Caroline Bellamy

“Mudstacle Mum” tackles the Major South Mud Run

Keen runner Adam bought his mum a place in my Major Series South obstacle course race for Mother’s Day and – luckily – she loved it! Here’s their post-race interview: WELL DONE FOR COMPLETING THE MAJOR SOUTH, CAN YOU TELL ME A BIT ABOUT YOURSELVES? ADAM JACOBS: I’m Adam and I’ve run quite a few OCRs (Obstacle…

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KitBrix Reviews the Major Mud Run

In a guest blog post, Nicky Mileham from our partners at Team KitBrix tells us about his experience of the Major Series South mud run.  Use code bmf1517 to claim your 15% discount off all purchases over £49.99 on the Kitbrix site. Waking up and looking out of the window it seemed spring was finally with us. This would…

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The Major's Amphibious Assault

The Story Behind The Smile!

When The Major was looking for an image that captured the spirit of his new Amphibious Assault course, this photo fitted the bill straight away. So we tracked down the participant, pictured at the Major Series event in the Midlands, to investigate the story behind it: Student Sian Summers is the smiling slider in this photograph –…

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The Royal British Legion Major Series, Leeds 20.03.16

Meet the Race Director

Today, we catch up with Michaela Brice, Race Director of The Royal British Legion Major Series. As someone new to the world of obstacle races and mud runs before joining the team, she was perfectly positioned to re-focus the event for beginners, recently winning the Mudstacle awards for the UK’s “Best Event for Beginners”. Here’s her take on…

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Steve the Shark & Chris the Crocodile Retrieval

Recruits, you may have noticed I was feeling a little playful in October. A number of my recruits retrieved Steve the Shark and Chris the Crocodile from deep behind enemy lines and returned them to my troops. I dread to think what could have happened had they been left there – I’m sure they’d have felt deflated,…

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Support from the Major’s Troops

Some of the more frequent comments we receive from our Major Series’ recruits is about the support given whilst completing their muddy mission. The Major’s forces are a combination of our British Military Fitness (BMF) Instructors, supported on either side by budding volunteers. The following gives an insight into the force behind the Major Series.  Across the…

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Four Major Series, and counting…

The Major Series was “Action Fran’s” first ever muddy obstacle run in 2013 and since that day she’s never looked back, as her fitness, confidence and friendship group has grown and grown. We caught up with Fran to find out just what it is about The Major Series, and similar races, that got her hooked: The…

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RBL Major Series Event Village

Our Event Village is bigger and better than ever before. From free porridge to new kit and merchandise, here’s what’s in store: Blacks, the retail partner of British Military Fitness; you will find them in the marquee offering 20% off all merchandise to all participants. Visit them to pick up any race day essentials you…

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