Ever since I was a teenager and my mum bought me a filofax like diary for christmas I have taken the last few days of the year to put my thoiughts down on paper about what I think I have achieved, where things have gone wrong and most importantly what my goals are for the…

I have never met Emily, but a week ago I took part in a crazy 11 mile adventure in her name. In December 2012 aged just 19 Emily was found dead in her room at University by her friends, she had died in her sleep from Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. No-one knows exactly why…

You might want to grab a cup of tea before attempting this post…or maybe something stronger if you have signed up for a Tough Mudder without knowing what it really is (a bit like my mate Natalie), this post is of epic proportions…but there really is no way of shortening it. Back in about January time…

I know many of you are waiting for my blow by blow account of yesterdays Tough Mudder course, however I think I am still in a state of shock and my mind is unable to truly process what it went through during those 4 and a half hours (yes you read that right 270 gruelling…

So a few months ago I got this crazy idea that I would like to do an obstacle course race, one of the few challenges I had left to try. My sister-in-law suggested joining her Tough Mudder team “Beast Mode On”, the clue should have been in the title. Billed as the toughest obstacle course…

I guess this is a call for help, a big fat shout out to anyone who can give me the advice, support or kick up the backside I need to get back on track with my eating. Those of you who have been following my blog for a while will know that despite the apparent…

Wow, wow, wow. What a way to kick start Juneathon. Today I headed over to South London to meet up with my fellow team mates from our Tough Mudder collective AKS Beast Mode On. The fact that most of these guys work in a gym or in leisure jobs of some sort does not bode…

I haven’t run at my local parkrun course since the 1st January, my first run of 2014 and on a course that was rather grim. I am not really used to running in muddy conditions, I don’t own any spikes and I worry about staying on my feet. But I got around the course in…

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