LEJOG

As the world went into lockdown because of COVID-19 I decided to plan an adventure. I had been training hard and was fit then all of a sudden I had all this free time with no races on the horizon. I started to look at maps and all of a sudden LEJOG jumped out at me. I started planning and…
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TOUR OF MONT BLANC

I first heard about the tour of Mont Blanc through a couple of friends that had taken part in the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) a crazy race that sees hardy individuals complete the 170km route through 3 countries dipping down into several valleys and raising up many cols to total 10,000m of climbing in one go. Having not really…
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HAUTE ROUTE

The Haute Route is an alpine walking trail that runs from Chamonix to Zermatt, covers 180km and climbs 10,000m. It is usually takes 12 days to cover the route but we were going to see how far we could get in 5 days. I managed to trick six crazy friends to tackle this challenge all who had a varying levels of…
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GR20

In researching the GR20 I kept on stumbling across quotes such as “The Toughest Trail In Europe” and ‘The Hardest Trek in Europe” but everyone seems to want to be the hardest and the toughest at the moment so I chose to take these quotes with a pinch of salt. I shouldn’t have the GR20 is brutal! The trail runs…
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LONG ROAD TO COMRADES

Whilst researching running expeditions I was advised to get in touch with Dave Chamberlain as he was currently running around The World. As I was chatting to Dave he asked if I was free in May and would I fancy running from Cape Town to Comrades? Without really thinking about it or asking what I was getting involved in, I said yes!…
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