The Long Good Friday Ultra Run

“Any idiot can run a marathon but it takes a special idiot to run an ultra” were the words printed on the back of the training top on the athlete in front of me. We were doing yet another uphill section on a 1 mile loop that made up part of the course for the … Continue reading The Long Good Friday Ultra Run

Yorkshire 3 Peaks – A Sunday Afternoon Stroll

Well, we did it! We got round the Yorkshire 3 Peaks' course despite Martyn falling into a bog, losing the path, and myself and Daniel detouring to "save" a sheep. But the main thing is that we have raised almost £300 for St. Rocco's Hospice, and we had a great day in the process and … Continue reading Yorkshire 3 Peaks – A Sunday Afternoon Stroll

Coastal Path Walking for WaterAid

Without a doubt the UK coastline boasts some of our most amazing scenery. Picture in your mind rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, tidal estuaries and abundant wildlife. Perfect places for walking! Oh, and there's one more thing you might notice on a coastal walk... lots of water! Which brings us onto WaterAid, a Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated … Continue reading Coastal Path Walking for WaterAid

Social Hiker Alex Atkinson Walks Coast to Coast

A familiar face on social media platform Twitter, Alex Atkinson ( @atkypne ) is an avid hiker, backpacker and wild camper. Alex and two of his friends recently took on the Coast to Coast walk, in aid of Hounds for Heros. The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192 mile route that was devised by … Continue reading Social Hiker Alex Atkinson Walks Coast to Coast