EOF Tier Programme

Elite Outdoor Fitness Summer Tier Programme is now CLOSED for registration!

Start date: 5th July 2021
End date: 12th September 2021
Duration: 10 weeks


EOF Summer Tier ProgrammeParticipants will undergo testing in key areas of physical fitness and be awarded a tier patch if successfully completed.

You will be tested on:

  • Cardiovascular Endurance
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Strength
  • Power
  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Agility

Each tier works on a Pass/Fail basis. Pass times are allocated to each category for each test within each tier. All pass times are withheld.

Tests will run as individual virtual events, test instructions will be shared upon registration.

The tiers


Green – Basic all-round fitness required


Blue – Good level of all-round fitness required across all key elements


Maroon – High level of all-round fitness required across all key elements


Coming soon…

Sand – Advanced level of all-round fitness required across all key elements. Skill in navigation and fieldcraft will also be tested with a high standard required to pass. Launch date TBC.

Black Sand – WITHHELD. Launch date TBC.

Schedule

Phase 1 Main Senior Female Notes
Week 1
July 5th – July 11th
5km Trainer Run + Basic PT Test n/a n/a n/a
Week 2
July 12th – July 18th
(a) 2km Bergen Run + 2km Boot Run 45lb 35lb 35lb
35lb 25lb 25lb
25lb 18lb 18lb
(b) 3 x Rounds (1km Bergen run + weighted PT circuit) + 1km Bergen Run to finish 25lb 25lb 25lb Full reps
18lb 18lb 18lb Reduced reps
12lb 12lb 12lb Reduced reps
Week 3
July 19th – July 25th
2.5km Trainer Run (no weight) & 8km Heavy Load Carry Min 125m Elev Gain 85lb 70lb 70lb
65lb 55lb 55lb
50lb 45lb 45lb
Week 4
July 26th – Aug 1st
Spare
Phase 2
Week 5
Aug 2nd – Aug 8th
(a) 16km Trainer Run n/a n/a n/a n/a
(b) MURPH 20lb n/a n/a Full reps
n/a n/a n/a Full reps
n/a n/a n/a Reduced reps
Week 6
Aug 9th – Aug 15th
20km Loaded [off-road] Min 250m Elev Gain 60lb 45lb 45lb
45lb 35lb 35lb
30lb 25lb 25lb
Week 7
Aug 16th – Aug 22nd
24km Loaded [off-road] Min 1000m Elev Gain 35lb 35lb 35lb
35lb 30lb 30lb
25lb 25lb 25lb
Week 8
Aug 23rd – Aug 29th
Spare
Phase 3
Week 9
Aug 30th – Sept 5th
16km Loaded [off-road] Min 300m Elev Gain 35lb 35lb 35lb
35lb 35lb 35lb
35lb 35lb 35lb
Week 10
Sept 6th – Sept 12th
48km Loaded [off-road] Min 1200m Elev Gain 35lb 35lb 35lb
35lb 35lb 35lb Optional
35lb 35lb 35lb Optional

Format:

  • A 10 Week Programme consisting of multiple tests measuring key elements of physical fitness – Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Endurance, Strength, Power, Flexibility, Balance, Speed and Agility. View the schedule
  • Instruction for each test will be sent to you on email the week prior to Test start.
  • You have from 00:00 Monday to 23:59 Sunday to complete each week’s Test/Tests.
  • Your data must be entered into the Results Sheet with associated evidence emailed to dunc@eliteoutdoorfitness.com by 23:59 Sunday each week.
  • The Programme is split into 3 phases. You must complete Phase 1 before being able to move onto Phase 2 and you must complete Phase 2 before moving onto Phase 3. Any missed tests from Phase 1 must be completed during the first spare week (Week 4), Any missed tests from Phase 2 must be completed during the second spare week (Week 8), failure to do so will result in an automatic fail and removal from the programme.
  • Each Tier each test has an associated pass time for each category set by EOF. Pass times are withheld from participants.
  • Participants must undertake all 10 tests, only 2 tests can be failed within each tier in order to pass. You will not be told whether you have passed your Tier until the end of programme. On completion of the programme each successful participant will be awarded a coloured EOF patch associated with that tier.
  • The results table will work on a points basis, points are awarded for your placing on each test. For example if you come 1st then you receive one point for that Test, if you come 20th then you receive 20 points. The lowest number of points accumulated over the programme will be champion within each Tier.

Any questions contact dunc@eliteoutdoorfitness.com.


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Nick has a background in Physical Training Instruction within the Armed forces, Nutrition and Sports Science. He has coached in CrossFit, strength and conditioning, fell and cross country running, swimming and cycling.
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