Back in October when I was accepted into the Marathon Des Sable I didn’t think that life changing events would lead me to make the decision to enter 3 very tough multi stage races in aid of The MS Society charity but that was what unfolded , at times I thought I had gone mad and had made a very rash decision , but I embraced what I had started and went to work on making myself capable.
So after a winter of hard training , an epic trip across the Sahara that was the Marathon Des Sable , 3 weeks later in a semi exhausted state I made another mad dash across Scotland in the Scottish Ultra where after I was hit by a parasitic infection that left me ill for days I have finally made it to the end , well not quite , I’ve still got 150 miles of Gobi Desert to cross but the final challenge is here and Im ready to embrace it ………..
Raising money has been very hard this time , in the recession hit town I live in people are struggling just to get by , yet the generosity I have been shown has been fantastic and every donation no matter the size has been greatfully appreciated , thank you …. The MS Society and its Borders branch with their amazing staff are so worthy of our generosity , this really is a fantastic cause to support.
I’ve chronicled the journey in this blog for all to see , warts and all , my humble opinions , mad ravings , crazy mind chattering , it’s all here , hopefully in years to come I will look back and be proud of myself , my daughter to ….
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