Whitesands Challenge 2017 Or should it be called the Ponty Challenge with the Doyles, Tierney’s, Platel’s, Aston, and Williams’s no fewer than 9 valley boy’s n girl took part! But whatever the event that kicked it all off is no more! Yesterday was the finale and what can we say!!! Well I’m not sure if its age catching up with everyone or the fear that Phil Stonelake was going to show up and beat everyone one more time but the “competitive bunch” all decided to form teams, with much thought going into tactics and formations and little for friendships. With

We are lucky to be based in one of the most stunning areas in the UK and as a result we hold events in many a spectacular location however yesterday and last night even made us sit up and marvel in the surroundings. The Ramsey Island 3 Peaks, which on paper was a 4 mile run with 659ft of Elevation. The reality however was Meet at St Justinian, Catch a Voyages of discovery Rib across Ramsey Sound, with a diversion to have a play in the Bitches, followed by a very testing run and another exhilarating Rib Ride to return. Now if you

  The Pembrokeshire Coast Path Challenge The Stats Stage One St Dogmaels to Trefin Time – 18hrs Distance – 47 Miles Elevation – 8,179Ft Stage Two Trefin – Solva Time – 15hrs 30mins Distance – 24miles Elevation – 3,343ft Stage Three Solva to Little Haven Time – 9hrs 50 mins Distance – 13 miles Elevation – 2,185ft Stage Four Little Haven to Dale Village Time – 16 hrs 10 mins Distance – 20 miles Stage Five Dale Village to Amroth Time – 40hrs 25 mins Distance – 80miles Elevation – Total Distance – 184 miles Total Time – 148 hrs

Man-Up UK Activities Summer 2017 Calendar June 25th Open water swimming session A 90 minute open water swim experience out of Solva harbour where you can experience the exhilarating feeling of open water swimming around the North Pembrokeshire coast line in a safe environment. Ideal for those training for an open water swim such as IM or Swim to the Edge or those who just want an unreal experience. CLICK HERE July 6th Pencarnan Run series suitable for all This will be our 3rd year of working in partnership with Sian and her crew at Pencarnan Farm to bring you a series of

The Really Muddy Weekend Really lived up to it’s name! with a week of baking sun and more danger of a bush fire amongst the amazon like jungle that was growing around the farms than a mud slide we were beginning to get worried about the course!!! But fear not in the early hours of the event the sky’s opened and created a mud bath!!!! This year saw us launch the Dirty Little Rascals a 3K Run around some of the muddies sections of the course and fair play 81 little kids turned up aged from 5 to 14 and all rearing to go (I’m not sure they knew what

For those of you who like running and like running in special places we have a real treat on offer here! In conjunction with RSPB Ramsey Island and Voyages of Discovery Boat Trips, St Davids. Man-up UK are extremely proud to be putting on the Ramsey Island 3 Peaks The Event is something a bit special and this is what you need to know The Date – Thursday 13th July at 7pm The Route / Distance the course is approximately 6K, of trail, paths and climbs (there’s no tarmac on the Island) and will take in its 3 peaks with about a 720ft gain

The inaugural Tour de Shane has come and gone and what can we say, first of all we are really pleased with the way it went, the turn out, the support from sponsors and volunteers, the attitude of the riders and even the weather (no hail showers at the St David’s base camp) was all really positive We were absolutely delighted and feel privileged to have staged this event for Shane and supporting him in his efforts to promote and fundraise for Velindre and thank him for bringing the Tour de Shane down to the western tip of Wales. The

The Tour de Shane Now not having been on a road bike since August 2015, I thought I would attempt the Tour de Shane 70 mile route. To see what was installed for the 300 or so riders that have signed up for the inaugural TdS. First up was taking the bike down to Bierspool Cycles, Pembroke Dock for a quick service and to unseize the not so moving parts, the trip was well worth it as Andrew was quite excited about the tour and offered to sponsor rider goody bags and have his business partner be involved on the

Living with Doris! – Ras Dewi Sant 2017 After 4 years of nigh on perfect weather conditions for Ras Dewi Sant our game of Russian roulette was over with Doris sweeping across the Atlantic to batter the west coast of Wales it was inevitable the wind and rain would be against us. The discussions were there as to whether we cancel the event but after careful consideration “No” was the answer the path was in good condition and the wind was blowing you inland so we thought yes it will be hard and an unforgettable experience! But one with no

It’s an emotional time, bitter sweet as I say goodbye to my website mk2, which was a bit like my old VW Polo mk2, which I also thought looked cool but it would seem that only I fully understood how to handle that too!! Now you may think it strange that I am emotional over a website, but this beast of a site has been running for just over a year and in this time has seen over 163,000 hits, 32,000 unique visitors from 93 different countries from America to Zaire with some of the more unusual being Myanmar? Cape