To read day one ->CLICK HERE<- Dawn breaks on what must be the clearest day in Skye’s history. There is not a cloud in the sky and the sun is just beginning to rise from behind the mountains. The mountaineers have already taken off to tackle today’s goals and I am one of only a […]Read more "The Mountains Are Calling… Part 2-Running The Ridge"
The winter is drawing in, the days grow colder and the nights longer. Snow covers the mountains of Scotland and the wild winter weather starts to take effect. The Scottish mountains are notorious for their weather so when we packed to head to Skye. Hayley and I had our ice axes, our crampons and more […]Read more "The Mountains Are Calling- Part 1… Arriving in Skye!"
The Lonely Mountain What better way to spend a winters day than to run up a beautiful mountain. Schiehallion of one of Scotland’s most iconic mountains, and is named such for good reason! They gave me an odd look running past in shorts… Well rewarded with some beautiful views! My tiny war wound :p The […]Read more "Schiehallion – The Lonely Mountain"
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"
“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"