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TMBT 100km Borneo September 2012

Posted on 26 September 2012

Last weekend I did an absolutely stunning event. “The Most Beautiful Thing”. , 100km through the trails of Borneo’s jungles. I did the race with my friend Paul, and the video blog from the race is “here”.

Desert Ultra – Namibia 2013

Posted on 26 June 2012

My friend Wes and Beyond The Ultimate are hosting a great new event in Namibia in 2013 – The Desert Ultra. You can find more information about the race “here”. It looks like a good one!

Spartathlon 2011 – by Mark Woolley

Posted on 20 October 2011

I got to know Mark in 2009 when I did the Al Andalus Ultra in Spain. Mark is a phenomenal runner and has run in so many classical ultras: Badwater, UTMB and many more. This year he wrote a great piece on Spartathlon, it really makes me think that one day, one day I’ll be […]

Al Andalus 2011 – wish I would have been there…

Posted on 17 July 2011

The third year running the Al Andalus proved to be a tough challange for everyone involved! The race results from the 5 days are now in, click here to see the final score. Many of my friends ran this year, Helen, Arend, Ingrid, Martine, Jeremy and Paula (who was back for the third time running […]

Jungle Marathon 2010 – video diary

Posted on 30 November 2010

The video from this year’s Jungle Marathon shows you some of the struggles we went through to finish each day. This video is from the second day, which was the day that sadly saw the end of my participation in the race. There are more videos from this year’s race on the official Jungle Marathon […]

Rob’s tales from the Jungle

Posted on 03 November 2010

There are many tales to tell from this year’s Jungle Marathon. Rob, one of the competitors this year, has documented how the journey was for him. Dont miss out on this fantastic account of the Jungle Marathon 2010.

“1,2,3 – UTMB – the dream that never was”

Posted on 06 September 2010

This year’s UTMB was cancelled due to a sudden change in weather resulting in a mudslide making the trail dangerous for the runners. Two of my fellow runners, Mimi Anderson and Martine Hofstede were in Switzerland at the time: “1….2…..3…U…T…M…B… we were off, the race had finally started – 166km of hard running and adventure […]

Running amongst the Icelandic volcanoes

Posted on 06 September 2010

There is an Ultra marathon on Iceland that many people have raved about. The landscape and beauty of the scenery is suppose to be extraordinary. Below is an account of the Laugavegur Mountain Ultra, posted on Running Monkey. “Laugavegur mountain Ultra marathon was my first ultra. It was the culmination of a challenge I set […]

Namibian deja vu

Posted on 23 July 2010

Once again I found myself waking up at 5.30am in the middle of the Namib desert on the day of the Namibian 24h ultra marathon. I was amongst the first people to wake up and the camp looked almost deserted, except for Faan’s cooks who were busy preparing breakfast. The evening before I had been […]

200km in Namibia’s red sand dunes

Posted on 21 April 2010

The Namibia Desert Challenge is a 200km, 5 day ultra. Going through the red desert the competitors will experience the stunning scenery of the Sossusvlei, including the 300m tall “Big Daddy” dune. One of my ultra friends from the Al Andalus race in 2009, Mimi Anderson, competed in 2010. Here she tells the tale on […]

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