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Wandering the World

Stories and tips from around the world.

Malawi

A week in the “warm heart of Africa” volunteering on community projects in the Nkope area through Impact Marathon Series. We worked on building a primary school using their traditional building methods, planted trees, and more. The week ended with one of the toughest marathons I'll ever do…

May 20, 2018 to May 27, 2018 | 8 posts

MK Winter Half Marathon (Feb 2018)

Read my race review for Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon, starting and finishing at Willen Lake. It was a fast course, and I found myself unintentionally coming out of it with a new PB, and being depressingly close to that elusive sub-90 as things didn't go entirely to plan.

February 18, 2018

CRUK London Winter Run 2018

My plan for the start of 2018 was a simple one. I’d start with the Ashbourne 10K, the Reading Half, and then finish off with my third attempt at the Greater Manchester Marathon. Like everything, plans change. Instead I found myself meeting up with a friend for a really run 10K around London.

February 4, 2018

The Home Run

All the way back in July, a friend (@EmaJoyC) asked me if I’d like to take part in a 30km run she was organising to celebrate her Dad’s business being 30 years old. Without question or hesitation I agreed, and added it to my calendar. I’d not got anything else booked for that late in the year – it’d be a nice way to end 2017. Though since then I did book another two races for December…

November 25, 2017 to November 11, 2017

Morocco

Hiking the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, staying in a different remote village each night. This journey concludes with seeing the sights of Marrakech and Rabat. After 10 years of travel there were still lessons to be learned.

November 2, 2017 to November 11, 2017 | 12 posts