Survival

Runner’s World: The Limits of Endurance

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Gear and Equipment, Photos, Running, Survival | 0 comments

We appear in the July 2014 issue of Runner’s World! Fantastic talking about the expedition again; the wildlife, wildernesses, risks and survival...

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Expedition Comms Map: Staying In Touch On The Run

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Gear and Equipment, Survival | 0 comments

Staying in touch with sponsors, supporters, family and friends whilst on the run in wonderfully wild but disconnected places presents some challenges, especially when you have to carry all your kit in the running  trailer, but this is how we do it: CLICK MAP TO ENLARGE       *A special thank you to Our grant Sculpt the Future Foundation, and technology...

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Chatting on BBC SW TV Tonight

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Conservation, Running, Survival | 0 comments

We’re heading down to Plymouth in a couple of minutes to sit on the sofa with a BBC Spotlight presenter to chat about our running expedition. If all goes to plan we should be on screen on BBC 1 between 1830-1900 tonight. Bicycles are at the ready to climb over the Devon ‘peaks’ and catch our train south…… Click here to view the regional SW Spotlight Team

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Video Mashup: A Day In The Life Of a 6504 Mile Runner

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Running, Survival | 0 comments

 

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Words of Encouragement from HRH Prince of Wales & UK WWF

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Running, Survival | 0 comments

Words of Encouragement from HRH Prince of Wales & UK WWF

Being so far away from family and friends and all the support they provide has been one of the hardest psychological stresses of our running expedition. That is why receiving emails and words of encouragement are so precious. Hearing from the Prince of Wales made us spring in the air with joy! While words of support from the ultramarathon runner, Dean Karnazes, UK Chairman of WWF, Ed Smith and Kris Tompkins, CEO Conservación Patagonica, have made the long, hard, slog worthwhile! Thank you! HRH Prince of Wales, “I am hugely impressed that you are undertaking such a gruelling and challenging...

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Running into the arms of calm tranquility..

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Hero Of The Week, Running, Survival | 2 comments

Running into the arms of calm tranquility..

Imagine,  running through some of the shadiest, crime-ridden towns you could ever envisage. Your heart´s beating, your eyes are straining, your feet won´t power quick enough, waiting for the moment…. But somehow you get through…to the other side and you find extraordinary people. In a country with a reputation of violence and crime you find the greatest warmth you could ever imagine. A van screams to a holt and instead of a gun, two warm egg sandwiches are planted in our hands. A car stops behind and 200 Bolivianos appear through the window (a meal for us both). A woman...

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