Lake Baikal Ice Marathon

Lake Baikal Ice Marathon

You might be wondering – how did I find myself on the start line of an ice marathon across a frozen lake in Siberia? A couple of weeks ago, this is the situation I was in – along with 200 fellow runners from over 20 countries, about to take on the...
Teresa’s Parkrun Challenge

Teresa’s Parkrun Challenge

Teresa tells us how teaming up with her neighbour has inspired her to take on some big running challenges, and how these things are better achieved with a chum… It was Brenda who first introduced me to parkruns in 2013. She knew I enjoyed running and told me about...
Kilimanjar-jo!

Kilimanjar-jo!

Jo Morgan (26) tells us how she took on the challenge of a lifetime with a group of strangers – and would recommend it to anyone!   I was a student at UWE in Bristol, meeting lots of different people with amazing stories of their traveling, I developed a longing...
Ultra Adventurer

Ultra Adventurer

Would you like to run a 53mile (85km) ultra marathon in the Highland Fling race (www.highlandflingrace.org) next summer? That question alone has pretty much changed my life, well technically it was my response that changed my life…. “Yes, challenge accepted”! Anyone...
3 Peaks Shenanigans

3 Peaks Shenanigans

We had the team, the kit and the enthusiasm to embark upon the 24 hour 3 Peaks Challenge but we were missing one vital ingredient to help us conquer Britain’s three highest peaks…the driver! After having no luck with asking friends, family and colleagues...