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?
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 of … Continue reading What is the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge?
Writing this blog has taken a while, it started as a lot of messy sentences around how I’ve felt about this year, what I’ve done and what I still want to do. So I’ve ended up splitting into two separate posts. The first is a focus on what I want to get out of 2019. … Continue reading Planning for what next…2019
Guy Stapleford, also known as Miles for Wishes, shares his 7 tips to running an ultra marathon...or 7.
Inspiring Epic Incredible Big words for what was, admittedly, a big challenge. You must be really proud! After 7 days in my own little bubble running 230 miles and raising just over £4,000 for such a worthy case in Make-A-Wish UK - Why don’t I feel epic, inspiring or well... something? This doesn’t feel like … Continue reading 7in7 Challenge – the aftermath
The 7in7 Challenge The challenge – to run from Liverpool, the City where it all started, to Make-A-Wish UK’s HQ in Reading, Berkshire. 230 miles (370km). That’s 7 ultra-marathons in 7 consecutive days, wearing a different wish related costume each day. How on earth am I going to run 7 consecutive ultra-marathons? Erm....no idea. Having … Continue reading 7in7 Challenge – Itinerary