On the morning of day five, following what can only be described as a miniature breakdown the evening before, I did something I didn’t know I could do, and actually got out of bed early. The beautiful weather we had been treated to since we arrived had its downsides. One of which was the fact … Continue reading Day Five – Tricked Into Running Across A Desert
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?