November 21, 2016

New York Marathon 

It's the land that brought us supersize meals, Costco, and has a huge list of 'worlds largest' roadside attractions. New York Marathon is the biggest of the World Marathon Majors. I headed o...

October 20, 2016

2016 started pretty well for me, with the whole treadmill thing and my sights set on the Jungle Ultra, I was optimistic of some good races and results over summer and this autumn.

However, upon returning home...

June 21, 2016

“Welcome to the jungle, we’ve got fun and games” Axl Rose warbled 24 years ago. I find out that the jungle does indeed have fun and games. By "fun" I mean “ridiculous muddy hills” and "games," “biting ants ev...

June 1, 2016

Sierra Leone is a country that has suffered greatly. A troubled history of a violent civil war, exploitation of its plentiful natural resources and more recently, Ebola have left their legacy. It is one of th...

May 11, 2016

After a couple of full on weeks that comprised of pacing London Marathon, the Running Awards and doing some after dinner speaking I was looking forward to seeing what sort of race shape my legs were in.

 

I was...

February 21, 2016

Guest blogger Shaun Marsden talks about his epic adventure Ice Ultra. 230km over 5 days in the Arctic Circle. He came 3rd in very tough conditions. Read about his adventure here!

“Want to run a multi-stage ult...

February 4, 2016

This was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Running 100 miles non-stop, pretending I can cycle and swim, Marathon des Sables.. none of them as tough as running on a treadmill against the clock to beat a world...

December 22, 2015

What a year it’s been. Highlights have been bumbling my way through and Ironman, running 100 miles in 22hrs 28 mins (whinging all the way round – endurance moaning), A PB at Berlin Marathon, and somehow endin...

November 19, 2015

 

A couple of weeks back the very lovely people at Adidas invited me to an event. All I knew it was in London and a time. That was it. No idea who else would be there, no idea what would be happening, just “sa...

October 22, 2015

 

I was talked into this race, quite convincingly, by Naomi Newton-Fisher. A formidable runner who seems to be part human, part bionic. “It will be fun! You are so ready!”

Buoyed by her confident sales pitch I...

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