August 2, 2017

New Video: Snowdonia Trail Marathon

For July's #run2017 challenge I would cross the border into Wales to run the Snowdonia Trail Marathon.Still suffering from the back injury I sustained in March, I hadn't been able to train as as such was short of fitness. I soon found out...

July 21, 2017

#run2017 Challenge: Half Year Review

It's July, so I'm now over half way through my #run2017 challenge and so far it's not really going to plan. The goal at the beginning of the year was fairly simple, run 2017 miles and on the way complete a different challenge each month. As it...

May 2, 2017

Help Me Run 7 Marathons in 7 days

The first few months of my #run2017 challenge haven't particularly gone to plan, but for May I am planning something big and I need your help. What is it? To commemorate Mental Health Awareness Week from the 8th to 14th of May I am attempting to run 7 marathons in 7 days,...

January 18, 2017

What is #RUN2017? – A look at the year ahead

Sure as night follows day, an odd numbered year means that I will be competing in an epic fundraising challenge. This year is no different.For 2017 I have set myself the target of running 2017 miles, through training runs, marathons and...

September 9, 2016

New Video: Manvers Dusk Till Dawn

The concept of the Manvers Dusk Till Dawn race is simple, you have 12 hours between 6PM and 6AM to run as many 3.21 mile laps as you can.As my first 12 hour race I was a little unprepared going in and far from ready for the 12 hours that would...

August 15, 2016

The mask of masculinity

On Sunday night I sat down in front of the TV and begun the usual trawl through Netflix, looking for something to catch my eye. After several minutes I stumbled upon a new documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom intriguingly titled 'The Mask You Live In'. When I clicked play...

July 26, 2016

New Video: Hamsterley Marathon

A challenging, hilly trail marathon in one of the most beautiful forests in England.Last year I came up to County Durham to run the Hamsterley Marathon and left with two busted Achilles tendons.This year, two weeks on from the Norfolk 100KM and I had an axe to grind with...