Andrew Townsend Photography has arrived!

Most of you regulars know that I’m passionate about photography and I’ve got several thousand photos (of varying quality) from my running adventures from around the world. These include my Pyrenean run across Spain, my run across Italy in 2017 and my mad dash of 8 marathons in 8 countries in 8 days. But what … Read more

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

ADVENTURERS CODE

explore . expand . look . listen . no boundaries . inquisitive . self-determination . push . single-minded . enthuse . overcome . talk/ask . meet/greet . enthuse . will power So what’s the secret to becoming an adventurer? The word ‘Adventurer’ is fast becoming the new buzz word. Every TV programme, every magazine article … Read more

Mind Body & Soul or how running can change your life!

Mind Body & Soul or the connection between running and spirituality in the broadest sense – what a topic! I was a keen sportsman in my youth and a lover of the great outdoors – tennis, rackets, real tennis and skiing but running never really figured in my repertoire and it always struck me as … Read more