In celebration for the release of Paddington 2 five pop ups appeared around London. this was calling out for a pre work challenge, to see how many we could reach before getting to work on time! Adam made an awesome video of our morning which you can see here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9Bd-Mapqlc&feature=youtu.be Looking out for that little … Continue reading Paddington’s Pop Up
Sitting at home on a Thursday night Matt and I started to conjure up a plan to go and do a Microadventure. After a few ideas were thrown about we decided to go and attempt the Vanguard Way (VGW). This is a 66 mile long distance walking trail that goes from Croydon to Newhaven. The … Continue reading The Vanguard Way…well some of it!
In researching the GR20 I kept on stumbling across quotes such as "The Toughest Trail In Europe" and 'The Hardest Trek in Europe" but everyone seems to want to be the hardest and the toughest at the moment so I chose to take these quotes with a pinch of salt. I shouldn't have the GR20 … Continue reading Fastpacking the GR20
The Haute Route is an alpine walking trail that runs from Chamonix to Zermatt, covers 180km and climbs 10,000m. It is usually takes 12 days to cover the route but we were going to see how far we could get in 5 days. Seven crazy fools had signed up to tackle this challenge all who had … Continue reading How much of The Haute Route can we run in 5 days?
After playing what was essentially pin the tails on the donkey to decide where I was going to run this weekend I woke up at 06:30am on Saturday and got involved with a bit of multi-tasking. I made porridge, glugged down a cup of tea whilst trying not to give myself 3rd degree burns and … Continue reading I should have turned right at Eastbourne…
1. Get a map. 2. Write North, North East, East, South East, South, South West, West, North West on a bit of paper. 3. Put the bits of paper in a hat, yes a real hat! 4. Draw a piece of paper from the hat. 5. Place a piece of string at your start location … Continue reading How to decide where to run to this weekend:
On Friday someone at worked asked what I was up to on the weekend and it suddenly dawned on me that I had absolutely no plans. I had wanted to go on a little microadventure for a while and what a perfect opportunity to go on one! My first idea was to run to Paris … Continue reading My first Microadventure; Running around the Isle of Wight