Lisbon Marathon

Beautiful buildings, lovely people, cobblestones like sheet ice and running on a motorway. Our Lisbon marathon had it all – read on for the full story! Lisbon greeted us with a spectacular light show as our plane swopped down over the city on a beautiful clear January evening. But we had read the weather forecast … Read more

Brussels running routes

Brussels is a great place to run – wide streets, beautiful and historic buildings, parks, fountains and lakes and of course great places to stop for a quick nutritional top up (chocolate is not for runners!). We recently ran a┬ámarathon┬áthere and we thought it would be worthwhile including a map of our route and some … Read more

Lisbon marathon

Beautiful buildings, lovely people, cobblestones like sheet ice and running on a motorway. Our Lisbon marathon had it all – read on for the full story! Lisbon greeted us with a spectacular light show as our plane swopped down over the city on a beautiful clear January evening. But we had read the weather forecast … Read more

Mont Ventoux – “The Beast of Provence”

The drive through France had been miserable – wet, windy and bitterly cold. However the next morning, as we parked the car in Bedouin at the foot of Mont Ventoux, it couldn’t be more different, the sun was shining and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky – a perfect December morning for our attempt … Read more