Monthly Archives: October 2011

Himalayan 100 preview

I’m receiving daily emails about when I’ll be blogging up the Himalayan 100 race , apparently it sparks an interest to a lot of people yet there’s not much info out there about it , well I intend to blog … Continue reading

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Himalaya Report 3

Ran my heart out in the last stage today , a high pass through the Jungle near Majurbajung , just a short stage of 17 miles but the first six miles must have climbed over 5000 feet in a totally … Continue reading

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Himalayan report 2 ..

Himalayan 100 .. Stage 4 completed , I’m now out of the mountains and into the Jungle stages , today I ran through a growling thunderstorm , following a super steep descent which saw me lose the path and crash … Continue reading

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Himalayan report

Arrived in India after flying through the night , picked up at 9:35am from Bagdogra and taken high up the lower Himalaya to Mirik lake to register Room is ok but hot water doesn’t work .. Fuck it , why … Continue reading

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Beyond Fortitude ……………

Beyond Fortitude …………..  As human beings we are capable of things that separate us from every other species that inhabits our planet. Our ability to perform great acts of  love , selflessness , courage , and strength of character are but a … Continue reading

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Races , respect and big changes !

Races , respect and big changes ! Himalayan 100 stage 2 I’ve not done a great deal of miles this week , 22 miles on the road and 10 miles on a treadmill in preparation for Saturday, this is fine as … Continue reading

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James Messer , a Borders Legend !!

James Messer , a Borders Legend !!  yes , quite often he would sleep standing up … Many years ago as a fledgling Ice climber I was lucky enough to get a chance to climb with James Messer. He was … Continue reading

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