Viva Barcelona … even in the rain!

There was an air of anticipation as the plane came in low over the Mediterranean and touched down at Barcelona Airport. Deja vu for me as I, along with 10,000 other competitors, had run my very first marathon here in 2013 – in fact this was the run that had started my endurance running adventure. The … Read more

Thames Path 100

*Thames Path 100 update* – well I got to 90.6 miles before missing the final check point – a case of so far yet so near! But I learnt a lot and will definitely give it a go solo before the end of the year to prove that I can do it within the timescale. … Read more

Let’s go TrailBlazing!

People are always asking how much planning goes into these amazing runs that we have done (and are doing) across Europe and the answer is ….  well not very much actually! So lets introduce you to the secret of how we “plan” these adventures or as we prefer to call it “The Art of TrailBlazing”. … Read more

The Zest For Life Tour!

Spring has sprung! Well it definitely has in Aquamarato’s world and to celebrate we are going to Spain in a couple of weeks to run our 11 marathon in as many months. But by now, if you’ve been following our adventures, you know that we like to do things slightly differently. A road trip is … Read more

Plant Powered Light!

Let’s introduce a new word to you in the world of healthy eating – Plant Powered Light! For those of you who’ve followed us for a while, you will now that in May 2014, to coincide with the start of our 12 marathon, 12 month, 12 country challenge, we embarked on a plant based diet … 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

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 marathon there 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