Mohican 100

It’s hard to articulate the feelings of completing such a distance on foot. Do you focus on the belly-aching negativity of the low moments that come again and again or do you look back misty-eyed and full of optimism with that warm feeling of satisfaction with your rose tinted glasses on? I think you need … Continue reading Mohican 100

Grand Canyon Rim2Rim2Rim

It’s 2:30am; my alarm’s gone off although I’ve had no sleep because I’m super excited to be going on an adventure I’ve been dreaming of for years.  Today I’m going to be running the famed Rim to Rim to Rim; an epic adventure in the Grand Canyon, Arizona.  The Rim to Rim to Rim (R2R2R) … Continue reading Grand Canyon Rim2Rim2Rim

Space, solitude and silence in the Grand Canyon

My breathing is panicked & shallow, it’s pitch dark and I feel trapped.  I’m fumbling about near my head in the dark to switch on my head torch so I can see where the zip is to free me from the bivvy that feels like its suffocating me.  Found it! Light, zip, night sky and … Continue reading Space, solitude and silence in the Grand Canyon

The Gift of the Georgia Jewel

Those familiar, yet strangely unfamiliar sounds fill my ears. Music playing, announcer on the loudspeaker, clapping and the chatter from runners as they made their way past me to the start line.  With the worldwide pandemic of Covid-19 this was my first ‘actual’ race of the year, it’s the 19th of September, 12 months minus … Continue reading The Gift of the Georgia Jewel

Fresh is Best

Running, fitness and health overall is not just exercise to me, it’s not just about challenging myself physically, achievement and racing.  It’s a daily ritual that fills me with energy and the optimism to tackle each and every day.  Health and happiness is a process, indeed a way of life, and requires commitment from you … Continue reading Fresh is Best

Veganuary – A Game Changer

I’ve been looking for a good excuse to try veganism for a while now, constantly finding reasons why the time was never right, then I watched a documentary that would change my perspective completely.  A friend of mine had recommended a Netflix documentary ‘The Game changers’ to watch, not in a preaching way, but purely … Continue reading Veganuary – A Game Changer

No New Year Resolutions Here

New year, new me, right? I was pretty happy with the old me, or the current me actually.  All our screens are filled with everyone announcing the New Years resolutions and companies advertising how this is the year you change, but change can be made at anytime of the year, if you should want to … Continue reading No New Year Resolutions Here