If you have read my previous post you will know that on day six, I had to put an end to the Run Iceland 2018 adventure due to bad health. It was not an easy decision to make and I did not take it lightly at all, but sometimes there is nothing you can do … Continue reading Day Seven – The Rescue Operation
The spectacular campsite which we had found at the end of day one was no less spectacular on the morning of day two, and though we woke with tired legs and aching shoulders, the view from the tent was enough to put a smile on anyone’s face. Somehow, despite the numerous warnings of bad weather … Continue reading Day Three – A Serious Lack of Lake Monsters
On the evening we arrived in the East of Iceland, we received some disappointing news. Apparently, in order to reach our planned start point (blue dot below), we would have to catch a bus to a town nearby, then spend a day hiking (over unmarked ground) to reach the start point. The issue was, we … Continue reading Day Two – Off We Trot
Day one of our Icelandic adventure began in the capital, Reykjavik. We had three important jobs to do that day. The first was to find Ruben – the mysterious stranger who we had yet to meet, fly to the other side of the country, and find a shop where we could purchase fuel for our … Continue reading Day One – Avengers Assemble
Firstly, I want to just make it clear that I do not consider myself to be an expert on this. I am learning every day about what tends to work and what really doesn’t. I also find myself constantly making little changes to the way that I train – in the hope that when we … Continue reading How do you train for a trans-country run?