Kong Mini Mountain Marathon 2020 Series – Round 1

It felt good to run with purpose once more Every run inherently has a purpose. Whether easy miles to stretch out legs, encourage recovery, rack miles or unwind the mind; intervals, fartlek, tempo or repeats. There is always purpose. Yet running with purpose can be harder to achieve. Running with all senses alert, adrenaline drip…

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Lauren MacCallum – The Accidental Activist

I’m fortunate to call Lauren a friend. Well, an online amigo I’ve met a couple of times. This time last year I was part of Protect Our Winters UK social media team, which as someone who has spent one lesson on skis and another on a board, really isn’t the best qualified to talk snow.…

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Rediscovering my MOJO

A picture of me changing shoes mid photoshoot last year. Hardly the inspirational image that conjures tales of achievement and self fulfilment. What it does show however is transition. I recently posted on instagram about my mental health, that, for the majority of 2019 it was on a downwards trajectory, not that I would realise…

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2020 has arrived – plans

Happy new year yall. I definitely can’t get away with the Texan twang like Payson McElveen, pro XC mtb racer and the host of the Adventure Stache Podcast – 100% worth listening to some episodes. Its a new year, without resolutions or real intent to make life changing decisions. More so, to get on with…

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2019 in review – time to crank things up a notch

I’m not one to get too nostalgic about the year that is coming to an end, for one, I don’t go to New Years eve parties or think hard about resolutions or what could have been. The closest I came to this was a instagram post a month ago, the result of scrolling through my…

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Movember 2019 – The finale

Movember 2019 is over We’re coming to the end of the first week of December and yes, I still have a tasche. Although Im undecided in what to do with my face fuzz, I do know this is no the end of listening to each other and being there to support one another. We have…

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Movember 2019 – Do you need help? – Week 3 Update

It’s the end of the 3rd week of Movember and as should be clearly visible, I have something of a ever thickening moustache. Apologies for not updating after week two, Kendal Mountain Festival and a dead MacBook Pro (rest in peace my creative friend) have kept me from uploading. Do you need help? Do I…

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Movember 2019 – My Reason Why – Week 1 Update

Movember, that time of the year that the moustache becomes a universal sign for men’s health, where many set out to raise awareness for mental health, suicide prevention, prostate and testicular cancer. Thank you to everyone who watched last weeks video, those who have engaged with me and listened to friends, family, colleagues and strangers…

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You are an Athlete

YOU ARE AN ATHLETE It may sound counter intuitive, you’re not on the podium, sponsors aren’t kitting you out head to toe, you pay for everything and may not be the most consistent in training. BUT YOU ARE AN ATHLETE You work as hard to complete the race, you sweat, grimace, suffer and grit your…

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Movember 2019 – My Reason Why

Movember, that time of the year that the moustache becomes a universal sign for men’s health, where many set out to raise awareness for mental health, suicide prevention, prostate and testicular cancer. I’ve never taken part previously, truth be told, it didn’t resonate with me. However, this year, I’m downing the razor for men’s health.…

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