Adam Woolliscroft

Adventures, Races, Kit and Life

Category Archives: Races & Training

“Ride it like you stole it!”

“Ride it like you stole it!” and “You need to have the skills to pay the bills.”  seemed to be the two catchphrases of Eric Lagerstom, the race organiser and … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Taming the Taiwan Challenge – 113km

7 months into fatherhood and it’s time for the first proper race as a dad. It’s suddenly a very different world ! Time has accelerated and is now measured in … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Testing the GoPro Black 3+ on Hong Kong’s Lady Clementis Ride

In the last few weeks I was very lucky and got a brand new gadget to play with – the perfect outdoor-action boy’s toy, the “GoPro Hero Black 3+”.  Having … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Teva Warriors tearing up the Moontreker trail.

Sometimes you are lucky and sometimes you are not ( like broken necks ). On this occasion LUCKY ! A  change of date to the Moontreker meant that one member … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Camels, Bedouin Camps and Training in Lawrence of Arabia’s Back Yard – the incredible Wadi Rum.

Camels, Bedouin Camps and Training in Lawrence of Arabia’s Back Yard – the incredible Wadi Rum..

September 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Camels, Bedouin Camps and Training in Lawrence of Arabia’s Back Yard – the incredible Wadi Rum.

Jordan’s Wadi Rum immediately conjures up classic scenes in my mind. The dramatic background looms as Lawrence of Arabia gallops on camel back. All in white, his blue eyes gleaming, … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beautiful Yet Gruelling Alpe D’Huez Triathlon Conquered

An incredibly beautiful but gruelling race. The magic of the Tour de France, less than a week before was very much alive and you could feel and live the intensity, … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Training for the Alpe D’Huez Triathlon.

With the arrival of the little fella (or lass) beeping increasingly louder on life’s personal radar, I started the year ambitiously focussed on squeezing in as many great sports escapes … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Return to Chinggis Khan’s Vast Running Terrain

Normally, I’m not a big fan of going back to repeat an event but with the baby due in September and with the wife making it crystal clear that I … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Delightful Orphans and Incredible Running in Nepal

The trip started with a highly anticipated 3 day race, majestically situated high up in the remote mountains near Ghurkha (famous for the soldiers with the curvy knives). It was a … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 1 Comment