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 Jornet! But it's not Barcelona or the sandy beaches of

Visca Catalunya! 2016-11-28T08:26:09+00:00

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 up our trusty Landrover from Blue Moose Graphics who were

Road to Berlin 2016-11-28T08:29:24+00:00

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 thanks to a late entry and in just a couple

Thames Path 100 revisited 2016-11-28T08:30:09+00:00

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 but it's not the same as having a real live

Yoga for runners 2016-11-28T08:30:36+00:00

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 - the first will include guides on Lake Como, Champagne and Berlin

Running Guides are on their way! 2016-02-15T21:55:13+00:00

A big thank you to our supporters

Success & thank you to our supporters! In case you still haven't heard we finished our epic #8marathons8countries8days - 3,000 miles of driving, 12 countries visited and 209 miles run! We are going to re-live the whole journey for you here and through our Twitter and Tumblr but in the meantime it's time to say a big THANK YOU! to our friends and supporters. Blue

A big thank you to our supporters 2016-11-28T08:30:55+00:00

8 Marathons 8 Countries 8 Days!

Well we did it - 8 Marathons 8 Countries 8 Days! Crossing 12 countries, driving 3,000 miles, and running a marathon a 8 day for 8 consecutive days in 8 different countries meant that we had achieved our goal - #8marathons8countries8days It was tough but wow what fun and we have such a fantastic adventure to share with you - Marlena took over 1,200 pictures and

8 Marathons 8 Countries 8 Days! 2016-11-28T08:31:07+00:00

8 Marathons in 8 Days in 8 Countries!

Lucky 8 challenge! Summer is well and truly over, winter is definitely on it's way and that can only mean one thing for the Aquamarato Team ...... adventure time! And what an adventure we are planning - 8 marathons in 8 days in 8 countries. We wanted to find something that would really push us to the limits, inspire our followers, provide fantastic material for runners

8 Marathons in 8 Days in 8 Countries! 2016-11-28T08:31:21+00:00

My marathon journey

I'm often asked how my marathon journey started - well here's the story, warts and all ... "Do you want any help with your bag Andrew", one of my workmates asked as I stood, bent over the railings, halfway up the metal staircase. "I'll be fine thanks" I replied as I continued my slow, painful progress up the stairs, each step sending a searing pain through 

My marathon journey 2016-11-28T08:32:06+00:00
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