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 … Read more

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 … Read more

12 countries 12 marathons 12 months … 1 book

*Update – yayyy we did it! All 12 marathons done plus several “halves” and a few Ultras chucked in for good measure! Well we’re nearly there now, just two more to go. We leave for Barcelona and the beautiful Pyrenees next week for our “Spanish leg” of our adventure and then for our final one – who … 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

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