When I decided to cycle across America I knew I’d need plenty of time to fundraise, plan logistics, and get fit. I gave myself two years, setting off in Spring 2020. Naturally, I needed something to keep momentum going and for some reason I decided that running a marathon would be that thing. I’m delighted to … More The toughest run
So today I ran my first 10k. It’s been about 6 months since I did my first training run (which was a 5k park run so dire I took a 2 month break). I had to talk about half of the distance, and probably wouldn’t have finished if I wasn’t accompanied by my champion cousin … More The first 10,000 metres
Once every few weeks, I squeeze out of a narrow parking bay in York and creep between rows of silent cars as I travel a well worn strip of tarmac. When I reach the end, I twist around for one final, lingering, glance, before I once more stretch my heart across 120 miles and 2 countries. Every … More The worst view in the world, or across the Penines and back.