Ultra Running and the “Starvation Zone”

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’ve had two DNF in the last two races that I’ve entered, The Thames Path 100 miler and the Sierra Nevada Ultra, Now there were mitigating circumstances but aren’t there always. The bottom line is that I retired in both of them. So I’ve had a long … Read more

Blenheim Palace Sarva Run

If you follow this blog you will know that I try and do the occasional run for a wonderful charity called Sarvashubhamkara (or Sarva for short). They are a small organisation working with the forgotten people of the Indian sub-continent and get involved with local projects, education and bursaries. My friend Marlena Gibas designed some … Read more

Trans Italia 2016

With the Pyrenees well and truly in the rear view mirror, its time to turn my attention to the next great challenge- running across Italy from the Adriatic to the Mediterranean – Trans Italia 2016. I’ve found a route that starts in Cattolica and finishes on the West coast in Marina Di Cecina some 350km … Read more

My Adventure Board – let’s make it happen!

Here’s my adventure board! What’s an adventure board you might ask? Well it’s all the things that I want to make happen next – in no particular order they are: ♥ Interview Rich Roll ♥ Start making some vlogs ♥ Get an article placed with National Geographic ♥ Run across Italy ♥ Visit California and … Read more

Bill Buckley – Radio Berkshire

I had great fun on the Bill Buckley Show & Radio Berkshire this afternoon! This was my third radio appearance in two weeks so I was becoming an old hand at it by now (or so I thought!). I had no idea what to expect and didn’t do any preparation at all – I didn’t know … Read more

Visca Catalunya!

Visca Catalunya – long live Catalonia! Catalonia – home to the breathtaking Pyrenees, the vibrant city of Barcelona and the gorgeous beaches of the Mediterranean, it really is the region that has it all. And of course it’s a runners’ paradise too, not surprising when you consider its most famous citizen is the great Kilian … Read more