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STAGE TWO The Challenge Intensifies

Lockdown continues… It’s time for our goats to gather again and battle it out for the next challenge in the Corona Mountain Goat Series. If you missed Stage One, no need to bleat, this is your opportunity to make your mark and take on the competition.  If you can run 5k then you can enter. […]

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The Corona Mountain Goat Champion is…

What can I say!! For the past 13 consecutive days you have never failed to come good, so what happened on the last day? Some of you have been in touch to tell me about broken hooves, sore udders and other running related injuries… Did that stop you? Some have even said that they have […]

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Day 13 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

Day 13, lucky for some? There are certainly some goats with sore hooves now. But did anyone get out? Were there any heroic runs? Is there STILL no way to predict the winner? And vitally has Simon been ‘referred’ yet? These are the questions that would have troubled us at the start of the adventure, […]

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Day 12 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

The last 48 hours of the Chall… You might have thought that by now it would all be done bar the shouting. There would be a lack of interest. The Challenge would have died… And lets face it, now you can’t move for blooming Corona Challenges… Yesterday, I regaled you with my statistical insights and […]

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Day 11 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

The sun must have been out today. 31 goats pulled on their running apparel… But wasn’t it cold? So what happened today? 

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Day 10 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

The skies darkened in Buckinghamshire today… It was noticeable how many fewer people were out and about. (I assume the Government will interpret it as “their successful lockdown” campaign. But actually it just rained… Whoops dd I nearly get political there!). Most importantly did it stop our goats? Did Lisa ever remember WHY she wanted […]

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Day 9 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

Oh my giddy aunt! Day 9 and the bar has once again been raised… Surely we must now have found the limit of Capra Aegagrus Hircus performance? Surely our goats have no more to give… And yet if I learned anything in the last eight days it is that there are some seriously competitive athletes […]

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Day 8 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

Into the last weekend, as we round out the race over the final six days. Have the restrictions on our normal lives finally broken our goats? With less sun and a fresh (read cold) wind in places they could be forgiven for hiding at the back of their shelters today. They have done so well…Surely […]

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Mini Challenge 2 – Goat and Wolves

Transform yourselves into a pack of Wolves for mini challenge #2. A virtual variation on Hare and Hounds, our guest goat (not one of your number…) has set a course and your task is to be the first Wolf to catch him by replicating the course that the old goat has set… As closely as […]

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Day 7 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

Day 7. The half way point and it’s getting tougher and more competitive out there! The first mini challenge has been won, with Marsha securing herself a £5 Amazon Voucher for her troubles, but the rumour is that the next mini challenge is going to be announced Saturday. So remember; you have to be in […]