Cycling the Carretera Austral, Chile

It’s Christmas 2016 and I’m running full pelt through Madrid airport to catch a connecting flight that’s about to leave (I’d already missed my original one due to delays) to take me to Santiago, Chile. I eventually arrive to find my luggage didn’t make it. I’m not surprised; delays and me catching a different flight... Continue Reading →

Training: Week Seventeen

REST DAYS GALORE this week. Rest Days are Important. Just as Important as the Running Days. It's the time for the body to repair and get stronger. I love rest days. Doing this much training means I love it when rest days come around. I'm practically squirming in my seat with excitement at not having... Continue Reading →

Training: Week Eight

This week's been a blur of squeezing in runs in between packing and moving boxes. So much so that I have to look at photos to remember what I've actually done this week. I had new kit to wear so that was pretty exciting. Yes, I am a kit wanker this week. Shiny new trainers,... Continue Reading →

Training: Week Four

Week Four. That's a month. A MONTH HAS GONE BY. Crappity crap crap crap. Still don't feel like I'm doing much proper 'training' (still sometimes less than what I used to do) and this week I've not been very well so I've not managed to do everything in the right order that I should have done. Feeling... Continue Reading →

Training: Week Three

I'm getting into the groove of this now. The groove of trying to fit training around other commitments, or commitments around the training. The running is not so bad as that's pretty easy to fit around most things as I can always get up really early, fit a quick one in at lunchtime or run later... Continue Reading →

Touring Tasmania….on a pushbike.

Well, I said I wanted a challenge. And f*ck me, did I get that. With bells on. Just a few things for you to consider before I start. 1) Tasmania is Australia’s hilliest state. 2) There was a record-high heatwave the first week I was there. 3) I’ve not biked anywhere near these kind of... Continue Reading →

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