In October 2019 Guy of Miles for Wishes joined the Lost Souls Cycling Club in tackling the Giant of Provence - Mont Ventoux. How did they get on? Find out in our latest blog.
To all the amazing staff and supports of Make-A-Wish UK, The Run the Peaks challenge has now finished. Collectively the five runners raised £2,500 for their charities of which £500 will be sent to Make-A-Wish UK at the end of September. A definite positive in a challenge that did not end the way I wanted … Continue reading An open letter to Make-A-Wish UK
I’ve read so many posts from people I follow talking about their goals – whether it’s a sub-something distance, a particular event or distance or some dream challenge – it is amazing to see and its inspiring watching people commit to something they are passionate about. However, it does often leave me questioning where my … Continue reading Long term goals
With the Run the Peaks challenge ending early, it's left me with a lot of questions about what next, where to go from here and if I want to continue this journey. For me the blogging has been a cathartic, healing process - it often helps me to figure out the big mess of thoughts … Continue reading Where the hell do I go from here!?
How do you Run the Peaks? In a short blog Guy explains the itinerary and approximate timings for the challenge and how you can get involved.
We are a mere matter of days away from undertaking a genuinely extraordinary challenge - running the National Three Peaks in relay, non-stop, with the aim of beating a record that has stood for over 35 years. But how do you even go about doing such a thing? I feel privileged to have had the … Continue reading Dave Ford’s 1981 Three Peaks Challenge Diary
No tie laces seem to be growing more and more popular among athletes – from runners to triathletes and cross-fitters to OCR runners – as they provide versatility without the worry of needing to stop and tie your laces at a critical moment. So, what did we think when we tried out the market leaders from Caterpy Laces UK?
Miles for Wishes take a look at the next generation in foam rolling technology from Pulseroll. Here's our review of the Pulseroll Vibrating Foam Roller Plus.
The original British Monopoly board game involves buying and renting certain London streets and certainly for me holds a lot of fond childhood memories. When I learned that this famous game could also be a unique running challenge, to see how many London Monopoly streets and stations you can visit, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading London Monopoly Run
Seeing Mark Beaumont’s ‘Around the world in 80 days’ tour last night, I was interested to hear him talking about the context for him cycling and why he does what he does. Much of what he talked about gelled with me – a lack of interest in racing someone else on his shoulder, but more … Continue reading Why solo?