Below is a glossary of Royal Marine slang you may hear at our event. You don’t want to confuse Honking with Hoofing or you may end up Threaders….!!



Ankle biters:

Children

Beasted

Serious physical training

Belt buckle:

Be as low as possible, usually crawling through something

Bootneck / Bootie:

Royal Marine Commando

Bimbling:

Walking slowly or taking no interest

Digging out Blind:

Make an all-out effort

End ex:

The obstacle course finish

Essence:

The best

Flash:

To get annoyed

Fot:

Photo

Goppin:

Extremely unpleasant

Harry Von:

Something that is extreme

Hanging out:

Tired

Hang Out Your Hoop:

Extremely Tired

Heads:

Toilets

Honking:

Smelly and horrible

Hoofing:

Brilliant

Icers:

Freezing (Usually Harry von Icers)

Loafing:

Lazy

Lofty:

Not the sharpest tool in the box

Nails:

Very tough

No Cuff Too Tuff:

Nothing is too hard to do

Oggin:

Water

Oloo:

Jungle

Oppos:

Close friend or working partner

Pitchers:

Completely dark

Ping:

To recognise/ catch out

Redders:

Very hot

Rig:

Type of clothes

Run Ashore:

To leave ship or barracks for a night out

Scran:

Food

Spinning a Dit:

Tell a story in an exciting way

Spleen:

Irrelevant person

Threaders:

Really fed up; especially after being beasted

Green lid:

Commando beret, awarded on completion of one of the world's most arduous training courses outside the Special Forces

Wittering Grange, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6NR, United Kingdom

Grange Farm is conveniently located between the north Cambridgeshire villages of Wittering and Wansford, within easy reach of Peterborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Cambridge and London.

BOOTNECK CHALLENGE LOCATION

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Bootneck Bootcamp is the opportunity for you to partake in what we call "phys"! What differentiates us from other military units is that 99.99% of Commandos love working out and engaging in all forms of physical activity!

Whether you join us on one of our training days or subscribe to our video workouts, you’ll be sure to be "race fit" for the day to tackle your Bootneck Challenge.

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BOOTNECK BOOTCAMP

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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How old do I have to be to enter?

Who should enter Bootneck Challenge?

What happens if the weather is bad?

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SUPPORTING ACTION FOR CHILDREN

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Action for Children works in local communities across the UK to make a real and lasting difference for disadvantaged children as they grow up. We make children’s lives better: now, tomorrow and every day.

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OBSTACLE COURSE RACING ASSOCIATION

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MISSION STATEMENT
OCRAUK is a Not for Profit Organisation set up in order to safeguard Obstacle Course Racing for all.

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MUDSTACLE

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MUD - OBSTACLES - RUNNING
Mudstacle are the hub of the UK's obstacle course racing and mud running community.

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My Sports and More Ltd will be at Bootneck challenge with a great range of footwear, clothing, nutrition and tech.

They are the only company to allow part exchange of your old sports watch towards a new Garmin so have a chat with them on the day.
In addition they will have with them action cameras for hire at just £30. That includes the camera, chest harness and the memory card in the price . So why not hire a camera to record all those muddy memories for just £30.

Check out My Sports and More on Facebook where you can message them and pre book the hire or visit the website at www.mysportsandmore.com

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MY SPORTS & MORE

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The HORSEBOX is coming...

Bootneck Challenge have secured the Horsebox to be at the event across the two days. So once you have finished your challenge you can get warmed up with a great Coffee and Toasted Sandwich!
These are the best toasties you will ever have!
www.thehorseboxuk.com

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GAINZ FITNESS

Bootneck Challenge have partnered up with Gainz Fitness. Along with the Male and Female Winners on both days getting a gift from Gainz, they will also have a stand at the event so you can pick up some awesome Fitness clothing, take a look at their site
www.gainzfitness.co.uk

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