The Ultimate Virtual Race - Comrades Marathon

The Ultimate Virtual Race – Comrades Marathon

Comrades Marathon is THE bucket list race for many. This year's race is going virtual so I'm running 90km to Race the Comrades Legends.
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Black Lives Matter... and it should not be courageous to say so

Black Lives Matter… and it should not be courageous to say so

Black Lives Matter, but the world seems reluctant to hear it. It's an indictment on us all that prejudice is still overt in the 21st Century.
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Centurion One Community 2020 - 100 miles in a week

Centurion One Community 2020 – 100 miles in a week

100 miles in a week is a long way! The Centurion One Community 2020 was a real insight into the special qualities of the running community.
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Running Happy and Free

Running Happy and Free

For the first time in 2 years, I'm running happy and free of injury. It's fun and allows me to be creative in early fundraising for #21in2021
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Running and mental wellbeing - best friends

Running and mental wellbeing – best of friends

This week I spoke with Nige from the Runners Cafe about running and mental wellbeing, as part of his Mental Health Awareness Week edition.
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Lime Street Station & The Clock

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 – Small Things, Great Impact

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week, I remember the kindness that saved my life. Small things, great impact. We can all save lives.
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The Frank Styles installation on the iconic Spanish Steps - One In Four in partnership with Mind and the EFL

One in four

I've been involved in many mental health campaigns... this is a little different! One in Four combines art, football & mental health.
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It's OK to be OK

It’s OK to be OK

For so long we've told people that it's OK not to be OK. Perhaps now is a time to encourage people, to tell them that it's OK to be OK.
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Catalogue pose selfie - with optional perspiration!

Has the running world gone virtually mad?

Virtual races and running are all the rage in lockdown. Some may ask: "has the running world gone virtually mad?" ... I say not!
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Football Beyond Borders is one of the charities I'm supporting in 2020 & 21

Paying it Forward #21in2021

Charities face a £4 billion loss to Covid. I hope you'll consider paying it forward for my #21in2021 campaign so they can still save lives.
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London 2019

Not the London Marathon

Today was not the London Marathon. However, I did run up Birdcage Walk & reflected that the journey is what changed me not the finish line.
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Introversion

Lockdown – dream or famine for the introverted?

I've heard that lockdown is the introvert's paradise. Here is my take of living through this crazy period from my deeply introverted soul.
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