Planned Races For 2018 So Far…

When I decided to attempt to break the world record for fastest journey on foot from Lands End to John O’Groats, I didn’t really think about what my year would look like up until the start of the run. I knew there would be a lot of running involved but I never realised how seriously […]


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What I Have Learned Through Running

I have been running for quite a few months now in preparation for my world record attempt. I have connected with some great people already and I am sure more will be entering my running world in coming weeks. The running world is a new environment for me. Those that have known me for a […]


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Preventing Boredom While Running

Over the last few months, my weekly mileage has been increasing quite significantly. I am now at the stage where I can pace myself to feel like I can run indefinitely. Cardio wise – I am close to the best shape I have ever been in, physically – my body is mostly coping with the […]


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A New Approach to Training

My training for my world record attempt officially began about three months ago. While I have had some good results, I have also realised that there are some things I need to change in order to give myself the most chance of being successful on my Lands End to John O’Groats run. One big thing […]


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Featured on Runr.co.uk

I have been fortunate enough to be featured on Runr.co.uk. I have written a post that explains what I am trying to do and why I am trying to do it. It goes into more detail about why I chose to try and break this world record and I talk a lot about testicular cancer. […]


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Making The News

Today was the first time my story and goals were shared with thousands of people in my local area. I was lucky enough to have my story picked up by a local newspaper. Yesterday, a photographer came round and took some photographs of me. This is massively out of my comfort zone but as all […]


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The Reason

I find myself talking about running and my world record attempt a lot. I even bore myself with all my waffle about what I am going to do and how I plan to do this and that along the way. I can’t remember the last time I got through a whole day without sharing an […]


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Here We Go Again…

The start of 2018 will mark the start of the 9 month countdown to the beginning of my World Record Attempt. When I began planning, I had over a year to ensure everything went to plan on My Big Run. However, time flies, and now I am facing up to the reality that the coming […]


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It’s Christmas!

We are just a couple of days away from Christmas 2017! It has been an eventful year to say the least. Obviously, the main memory of the last 365 days has been my cancer diagnosis and treatment which led me to my partnership with BallBoys. However, that certainly hasn’t defined my year and I now […]


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The Year Ahead

2017 is coming to a close. It’s a scary thought that a little over 3 months ago, I had just finished chemotherapy and came up with the idea of trying to break the world record for fastest journey on foot from Lands End to John O’Groats! Fast forward to now and I am fully recovered, […]


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