Adam Woolliscroft

Adventures, Races, Kit and Life

Atacama Crossing 2013 – Day 7 – The Final Shuffle

Day 7 The final stage of the race was a short, but rather unexpectedly fast 8km sprint into the finish line, which was scenically positioned right by a small church … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atacama Crossing 2013 – The Long March

Day 5 – I survived the long March It was very much a race of 2 halves, ‘strong’ and ‘broken’ !  The start of the race was fantastic. The lead … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atacama Crossing 2013 – Day 4 – Salt flat hell

Day 4 Today, the boundaries of both my mental and physical limits have been fully tested! Today’s torture was all caused by the dreaded salt-flats! The salt-flats are like running … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atacama Crossing 2013 – Day 3 – Plodding through the crud

Day 3 The terrain was loosely described by the race officials as “crud” and that was pretty accurate! An ankle challenging concoction of salt flats, undergrowth, roots, rocks and of … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atacama Crossing 2013 – Photo Story

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atacama Crossing 2013 – Day 2 – Valleys, ridges and salt flats

Day 2 –  A totally awesome day! With a not so subtle reintroduction to the mental torture element of the race !! Overview – yesterday’s “unremarkable” scenery metamorphasised (yep a … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atacama Crossing 2013 – Adrenaline fueled Day 1

Day 1 – A solid start to the race. At 8 am, 150 runners bounded off into the desert with determined looks on their faces. It was a cold start, … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment