Hello 2016! Well that went past quickly! 2015 was a big year of change for me! Travelling to the other side of the globe to look after elephants, becoming vegan, leaving the NHS and venturing into a new career as Assistant Manager at “Run4It”, new opportunities and moving on to my own flat at […]Read more "A Year of Change – My 2015!"
I ran this race with Rosie (the dark horse, find out more later), and her dad, Brian (Powerhouse) Doull, who were both raising money for the children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent. I was continuing to raise money for the Beatson Cancer Charity. Race Breakdown Distance – 26.2 Miles Total Elevation Gain – 4,583ft (1,397M) My […]Read more "The Glencoe Marathon Gathering 2015"
Brian (Rosie’s Dad), Rosie and I met in Glencoe a few weekends ago to do a recce of the marathon route. Over the course of the weekend we ran the whole route, from the Red Squirrel campsite in Glencoe to the Ben Nevis Visitors Centre in Fort William. Garmin maps below! The run itself was […]Read more "Glencoe Marathon Recce"
The What? The Glenmore 24 is a 24 hour Trail Race that takes place in The Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. The event consists of a 4 mile loop in Glenmore Forest which is located just outside Aviemore. The Route: The Relay! This year a team relay event was held alongside the 24 […]Read more "Glenmore 24 – Team Relay"
“Adventure is only a state of mind” The Lommond Hills: Sometimes we just need to break away from the stress of everyday life, work, responsibility and have fun running in the hills! So, that’s exactly what me and my “Yogie” Airlie decided to do. We finished work and went to the hills for a fun […]Read more "I’M GOING ON A MICRO ADVENTURE! – Sunset hills with Airlie!"
The mist has descended, the weather looks awful, better grab our running gear and head to the hills! The Route: The Elevation: A fun run with Rosie up over the sidlaws Starting from Balkello community car park we went left winding up the path to Auchterhouse hill. From the summit of Auchterhouse we set off […]Read more "FAR OVER THE MISTY SIDLAWS COLD – Craigowl and Auchterhouse with Rosie"
Officially an “Ultra-Runner” Well that came around quickly! First ever ultra-marathon completed and it was…great fun! Sun was shining, everybody was super friendly and I felt as though I finished strong! Race Breakdown Distance- 36 Miles Total Elevation Gain- 1,450M (4757.21FT) Time – 06:58:55 (Under 7 hours! woohoo!) Position – 21st senior male and 27th overall Terrain- […]Read more "Kintyre Way Ultramarathon 2015 – Race Report"