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May 11, 2017
I’ve asked top brass, BMF members, our events team, regular ‘recruits’ and online friends for their top tips for prepping for one of my mud runs – and also added my own two pennies’ worth. Here they are: WHAT TO EXPECT Every Private worth his pips knows that Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance! It’s all...
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When most women picture their hen party, they might envisage a wild night out or a relaxing spa day; a makeover and a glass of something sparkling, or maybe even all three!  But one recent hen do was an altogether messier affair when bride-to-be Amy Piplica from Bradford was treated to a place on my...
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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 bling...
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Caroline Bellamy 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...
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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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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: Sian Slides to the finish line Student Sian Summers is the...
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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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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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