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Finding your motivation

Motivation is a really personal thing. Nobody else can motivate you, but what they can do is help you to figure out what your unique and individual motivation is. This can be through telling you what motivates them, so you can take a small part and see if it fits and perhaps inspire you with …

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There’s something strange…..

I knew I was weird right from day one. I didn’t remember people, I didn’t worry about what others thought and I charged off, always doing my own thing. This went swimmingly until I was about 13 and one day I suddenly noticed everyone else. I remember the moment as clear as day as I …

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Dover Marathon Coastal Trail Series 2016

There were more reasons for me not to do the Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series (CTS) Marathon in Dover than there were for me to do it. In the interest of banality I shall list them: The expense (275 miles each way plus a night stop) Half a day off work for travelling The fact that …

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How do you train for Ivybridge Everest?

Stood on the top of “my” hill, Western Beacon. A few days after Ivybridge Everest. When I was on the hill last weekend for my Ivybridge Everest quite a few folk asked me how I trained for such a thing. My answer was initially quite trite. It was simply “well, I didn’t.” Obviously I didn’t …

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Ivybridge Everest for St Luke’s – Update

I have been overwhelmed so far by the support I am seeing for my Ivybridge Everest attempt. The Dartmoor Mountain Rescue Team (Plymouth branch) are coming along to help out through the night, and quite a few folks from the Erme Valley Harriers and Plymouth Tri Club have expressed an interest in joining me for …

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Virgin London Marathon and my next project “X-Bionic Man”

I just so happened to be in London for my day job yesterday. I had a couple of hours to spare, so I popped along to Excel to have a quick look at the Virgin London Marathon Expo. It opened at 11am and there were already plenty of people there registering. I am also fortunate as Like …