We woke up on day four – our third day on the road – feeling (I think it is fair to say) a little worse for wear. We had been running for just two days, but we had completed over 50 miles and 6,000 ft of climbing, which it has to be said, is enough … Continue reading Day Four – Dalek Cairns, Potential Gosling Murder and an Emotional Breakdown
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
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
This is part 5 – and state number 5 – in a jouney across America as part of Mimi Anderson’s support crew as she made a transcon world record attempt earlier this year. For parts 1-4 (along with some background on the trip) please click here. It makes a lot more sense if you start … Continue reading ‘Merica – Indiana
On the 10th October – after a hectic day spent discovering that some of the route was a little more tricky than it looked on paper – we found ourselves approaching a bridge over the Mississippi that marked the crossing in to state number 4, Illinois. It was a moment I had been looking forward … Continue reading ‘Merica – Illinois
Hello again, and welcome to this, the third state in my state by state journey across the USA as part of the support crew for the legendary Mimi Anderson on her transcon world record attempt earlier this year. Kudos to those who have been with me every step of the way – thats a real … Continue reading ‘Merica – Missouri
On the 21st April this year, I attempted a Frog Graham Round in the Lakes. Setting out, I knew that this was likely to be one of the toughest things I have ever attempted, yet I also had a little bit of quiet confidence that I could achieve this. I had broken the challenge down … Continue reading FGR Attempt One – What happened?