Robert Campbell

Robert Campbell

Just one of the four

Robert is a regular competitor on the UK adventure racing scene, having competed in the Haglofs Open5 series for the past 3 years.

He is also a member of Tynedale Harriers and competes irregularly at both fell and middle distance road racing.

“Of course I’d like us to well and come in the top 5 or so, but realistically I’ll be really happy if we all get ‘round in one piece and have the time of our lives.”

Recently developed an interest in road cycling with Allen Valley Velo cycling club and competed in the OpenCycling Coast-to-Coast in a Day, a 150 mile Sportive as part of his training for the ITERA.

As a member of TeamFans he considers himself to be a bit of an all rounder
“….that probably just means I’m average at everything.”\
Expectations for the race, “pain, teamwork, deprivation and dogged determination, with a few laughs along the way”

The Northern Traverse

Today was no exception and a few hours was spent making new friends, some making Facebook friends a physical reality while others renewing old friendships made on the Spine or through my experience with Javed’s Return Run. Tensions diffused, fears shared, plans perhaps held close and a plentiful supply of mutual support. There was enough […]

Lakes Training

The weekend in the lakes was a really mixed and enjoyable one. Steve was away doing some more bike skills training up in the north, Whinlatter, and Jill had been marshalling a check point in Wasdale on the Lakes 100 / Lakes 50 mile ultras. Heather joined Jill and myself for a trip around Coniston […]

C2C In A Day

As part of Rob’s training plans he committed to do the Open Cycling C2C in a Day Cycling Sportive at the end of June.