Happy New Year! What epics are you taking on this new year? This year has come and gone at a rapid pace. 2016 has been a year of epic adventures, promotions, a new city, travelling and has seen some fantastic new people come into my life. All in… this year has been pretty awesome! 2016 […]Read More Long Runs and Mountain Fun- 2016
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 What? The Glenmore 24 is a 24 hour Trail Race that takes place in The Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. The event is essentially running around a 4 mile loop for 24 hours in Glenmore Forest just outside Aviemore. I know right… why would someone want to run around in circles for 24 […]Read More Glenmore 24- A successful failure.
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!
Earlier this year, Rosie and I visited Thailand for an adventure. The trip took us to pristine beaches, beautiful islands, incredible city’s, an amazing elephant sanctuary and in contact with some truly inspirational people. A blog post on Thailand itself and the elephant sanctuary is still to come. While we were there we managed to […]Read More Working up a sweat – Running in Thailand
“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