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Posted by on May 9, 2018 in Running | 0 comments

‘Running South America with my Husband & other animals’ was published last August 2017 and we’re delighted to announce that it has sold out! It is currently at press and will be winging its way back into the shops in the next few weeks. (NB individual shops/ online stores do still hold copies) We’re also very excited that the new copies will include additional words of support from the late running barefoot legend Bruce Tulloh and also from the magnificent Joanna Lumley, whom we were lucky to listen to last year at the Transglobe Expedition Trust’s super...

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In the ‘papers’

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Running | 0 comments

Daily Telegraph Meet the couple who ran 6,504 miles across South America- dodging hurricane force winds and the Venezuelan mafia… read more here Daily Mail ‘It would have been lovely to keep on going’: The British couple who jogged 6,500 miles along the length of South America – but didn’t want the run to end’… read more here Lonely Planet ‘The most beautiful and simple existence’: one couple shares their experience of running 5000 miles through South America’.. read more here Sunday Post ‘English runners in Argentina escape...

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A continent in stats

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Running | 0 comments

                First people to run the length of South America, unsupported (pulled a trailer with all kit & food) Katharine is First woman to run the continent Katharine completed 2nd longest run ever undertaken by a woman First people to run  Amazon Basin First people to run Bolivia First people to run Carretera Austral, Chile 6,504 miles 15 months Ran through 10 pairs of shoes each 2/3 in Inov8 transition running shoes & 1/3 barefoot or in Vivobarefoot shoes 1/3 on rough tracks Averaged 20 miles/ day Longest run-...

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Forbes Article: Lessons on Business & Life from Running a Continent

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Conservation, Running, Survival | 0 comments

Lovely article in Forbes by Danielle Rossingh:- David Lowrie was 30 years old and climbing up the ranks as a management consultant at accounting firm Accenture in the City of London. But increasingly weary of the lifestyle and lack of work-life balance that come with working for a large international company, Lowrie embarked on a radical career change with his partner, Katherine, an ecologist. Both keen runners, the British couple became the first people to have run the Amazon Basin, clocking up 6,504 miles in a journey that started in freezing temperatures at the southern-most tip of the...

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Published Today!- Running South America with my Husband and other animals

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Birds, Conservation, Running | 0 comments

Spring accompanied us, unfurling her new leaves and blossoms and emptying her dizzying fragrances into the valleys, forests and mountains. My mood soared. Night arrived later and later as the sun refused to set. So the bustle in the woods and rivers continued: the local frog quartet clattered and tapped, a South American snipe rose high in its courtship display, shuddering notes through reverberating tail feathers in great arcs above our tent. While one side of the world awoke, we gently fell asleep. This is an extract from Running South America with my Husband and other animals which is out...

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