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

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

My interview on the BBC!

Well I did it – I managed to complete my interview on the BBC without making a complete horlicks of it! It was fantastic day and great to get a view of what goes on behind the scenes. I was on with ballet dancer Wayne sleep (who was an absolute hoot) and bricklayer turned astronomer … Read more

The great Sarva Pyrenees run – we did it!

Last Sunday, 3rd July 2016 at 5:45pm I wended my way up the final few yards of volcanic path to the Cap de Creus lighthouse and the end of my epic run across the Spanish Pyrenees. The azure blue of the Mediterranean Sea was on my right and to my left 524 miles of one … Read more

Pyrenees – a mission!

Running with a purpose I admit it! I run for the shear enjoyment of it and the huge diversity it offers, the challenge, the excitement, the peace, the tranquility, pitting your wits against the elements, connecting with nature, overcoming physical and mental barriers and yes the escape too. However a chance meeting last week has … Read more

Road to Berlin

#8marathons8countries8days – Road to Berlin   What possessed us to try and run 8 marathons in 8 countries in 8 days I’ll never know – suffice is to say that we are always up for a challenge and there didn’t seem to be a bigger one than that! My running partner, Marlena, and I picked … Read more

Thames Path 100 revisited

Thames Path 100 revisited If you are regular followers of this blog you will know that last year I attempted my first “100 miler” and got to mile 91 before missing the last checkpoint! (You can read the whole story here ) Well never one to give up gracefully I’ve decided to give it another go … Read more