Keep it simple…

The end of the year gets us all pondering our triumphs and challenges as we reflect on the last twelve months, preparing for the New Year with renewed vigour. Some of our reflections will be simple…what were the best movies, best hits, photos ? For others there will be deeper thoughts and emotions, what relationships […]

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Granny Tish…

Run for Christmas Dinner was a success as 45 people get off the streets at least for Christmas Day but…. My performance was below par because I made some basic mistakes. I didn’t test kit or train for expected conditions. I didn’t plan the route properly, have the right skills or equipment to navigate. Most […]

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Winterwonderland

33 homeless people will be having Christmas Dinner thanks to you and you have a good chance of winning one of two free flight prizes! Prize draw tomorrow eve. Today was a better day, amazing forests all day, still very cold, strong winds and heavy falling snow for the 36.6k road run.  Snow was cleared […]

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The Gift of Optimism

I’ve always been an optimist.  Yesterday, despite the worsening weather forecast of deep snow, wind and sub zero temperatures, I was optimistic I could run 200k through Sauerland forests in 4 days. I did ok yesterday, covering 62k and making it to Iserlohn and felt optimistic this morning, but only did 16k. The trails and markers were […]

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Power to Change the World

Our perception of ourselves is formed from our childhood influences, others opinions of us, and significant experiences – positive and negative. These all mash up to create the person we show to the world and form our self belief. That inner belief, has it own voice, its the one that tells you to stay in […]

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