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

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

Yoga for runners

Exciting times! I’ve read so much about how Yoga for runners can improve your running experience, that I’ve decided to take the plunge an I’ve got my first “hot yoga” class today. So I hope Studio 42 in sunny Reading is ready for me I’ve been watching some YouTube videos with the excellent Esther Ekhart yoga … Read more

Running Guides are on their way!

The first three Running Guides are on their way! I’ve been working hard(‘ish) on the country running guides over the last few weeks and the first three will be available very soon. They are going to be packed with information from all the countries we’ve visited and run in over the last 18 months – … Read more