31 Days of Carrying a Response Bag – the BIG Day / Day 23

Today marks 1 year as a Community First Responder & Day 23 of my 31 Day 5km Response Bag carry challenge to raise awareness & funding for South Central Ambulance Charity To mark the day, we are going heavy 1. I’m adding a 21KG sandbag to my 15KG response bag, totalling 36KG or 43% of…

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31 Days carrying a 15KG Responder Bag

I’ve been a qualified volunteer Community First Responder with South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for 12 days shy of a year. It’s been a eye opener & rewarding experience, serving the communities in & around Milton Keynes, supporting frontline teams on 999 calls, aswell as providing first aid cover for events, even being…

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Hugo, Callum, Richie & Elton are swimming the English Channel

You may remember many moons ago, words and images were featured on this very website, of men normally found hiding under the waves, about to embark on a human powered effort of magnitude many us can’t imagine, let alone commit to. HMS Oardacious – 4 Submariners set to row the Atlantic Well, they’re at it again.…

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Race with grey matter at the Brain Race

“The BrainRace is more than a mere physical test, and while speed and endurance may play a role in your team’s strategy, each pair must plan carefully to utilise strengths and maximise efficiency!“ On March 27th 2022, in Delamere Forest, Cheshire, a new style of race begins The Brain Race There’s a new race on…

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David Goggins 4x4x48 Challenge – this weekend!

@davidgoggins 4x4x48 – this Weekend Perhaps there’s a longing to be in the pain cave once more In truth, my life has been significantly less active over the past 18 months. I’ve taken on new responsibilities in my personal time, studied, grown (not vertically) & hopefully become better for it, but breaking back into regular training…

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30 Days of Movember

This November I’m taking on 30 days of challenges to raise awareness of male mental health and suicide prevention. These challenges are to be crowd sourced, so you can have an input and challenge me to a fitness challenge, a recipe, skill….. anything I can do from my doorstep given the way the world may…

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Wings for Life World Run returns to Cambridge

May 3rd 2020 marks the return of Wings for Life World Run to the streets of Cambridge. Starting at 12:00 GMT, along with fellow athletes in countries as far and wide as Australia, Japan, South Africa and Peru, it’s a race with a difference. There is no finish line. What? What sets the Wings for…

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Podcast of the Week – Episode 5

Aye, once again, this hasn’t been a weekly feature….. bi monthly, quarterly, annually? Anyway HKT Podcast HKT Podcast is the brain child of Davi Birks and is my go to long form mtb podcast. With the longer play time, the conversations tend to be more causal then some of the others out there, with a…

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