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Get Outdoors in a hammock

As part of my #GetOutdoors and #MicroAdventure ambitions I slept outside in my hammock.  This also helped me escape some of the heat of the house in the heatwave.  OK, so I didn't travel far, just in my garden, but what a nice way to spend the night - quiet evening,...

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Race to the Tower 52 mile Ultra Marathon 2018

I did it - I finished the Race to the Tower 52 Mile Ultra Marathon on the 9th June 2018! Thank you to everyone who has supported me through my 3 challenges in support of Mind Charity – together we smashed my fundraising target!  Since March I completed the Chester 52...

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Completed the 52 mile Chester Ultra trail race

On Saturday 10th March 2018 I completed the GB Ultras Chester Ultra… woo hoo !! After weeks of training, building running frequency, mileage and duration I successfully completed my first 52 mile Ultra in 12 hours 36 mins. I finished 127th out of about 240 runners,...

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52 mile ultra marathon – who’s your Daddy?

Well, after weeks of training, my first 52 mile ultra marathon is in 4 days… yes 4 days! Gulp! The Chester Ultra Marathon is brought to us by the great people at GB Ultras @ChesterUltra. You will not find a more supportive, dedicated and friendly team and ultra...

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Tube run around Hyde Park in London

This week I did something I haven’t done before - a run from a London Tube Station. A quick internet search shows that on Twitter it is ‘a thing’ using e.g. #TubeRun. I may try more of these, mainly for variation when running in London… is this the new ‘bagging...

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Ultra running for Mind

During the first half or 2018 I am running races totalling 117 miles for fun and for the challenge (plus significantly more in training).  This is a personal challenge for me to see if I can physically and mentally run long distances, and at the same tie give...

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Chester Ultra 2018 – yep I’m in!

Well I have done it - I have signed up for the Chester Ultra 52 mile race in March 2018.  More details of the race can be found here http://www.gbultras.com/chester-ultra-50/.  Thank you to the GB Ultras Team, look forward to seeing you in March as well as the other...

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