Magnesium & Recovery

With my #PACE140 challenge underway and the increasing training load as I work towards the Race Across America in 2022, I’m keen to make sure I manage the DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) as best I can. I’ll be honest, I’m not the best at always taking time to focus on proper recovery – life is busy and often I’m off the bike straight on to something else.

An open letter to Make-A-Wish UK

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 wantedContinue reading “An open letter to Make-A-Wish UK”

Where the hell do I go from here!?

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 thoughtsContinue reading “Where the hell do I go from here!?”

Dave Ford’s 1981 Three Peaks Challenge Diary

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 theContinue reading “Dave Ford’s 1981 Three Peaks Challenge Diary”

What is the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge?

Its time to raise some more cash, help get more wishes granted and take on an amazing challenge, which is why at the end of May I will be cycling the Welsh Three Peaks, solo, with the aim of breaking the current record. What is the Welsh Three Peaks? Most of us have heard ofContinue reading “What is the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge?”