Tag Archives: adventure

Training for a half ironman

The saying goes “write about what you know”, so, having completed a 20 week training programme for a middle distance (half Ironman) triathlon, I’m comfortable telling you about it. Before you roll your eyes, I promise it will not be a … Continue reading

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The challenging Bealach Mor Sportive

As a recreational cyclist, occasional hill walker, and unconvincing triathlete, I consider it my right to leave my training and organisation for an event to the very last minute. So it was no surprise that just days before cycling the … Continue reading

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Ramble on!

It’s been a while since my last post so here is some proof of life. In the true spirit of my blog, there has been blood and there have been badges. But mostly, there’s been a lot of fun. So here’s … Continue reading

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Wheely tough mudder

With the worsening weather, and my hiking buddy working unsociable hours (unsociable for weekend hiking, anyway), there just haven’t been many outdoor adventures for me to blog about. As the weather in October worsened, my hiking and cycling adventures dwindled to … Continue reading

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Truly Mudly Deeply – a review of Tough Mudder Scotland 2014

When Tony (instructor at Renfrewshire Leisure, look him up he’s good), talked me into doing Tough Mudder this year, I still had a few reservations about doing it. Firstly, my level of fitness was all over the place – one minute ‘man of steel’, next minute ‘Mr … Continue reading

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High ways to the danger zone

There is a breed of people who benefit from getting into the outdoors. I think might be one of them. I don’t want to just be in the great outdoors, I want the thrill of moving through the great outdoors. … Continue reading

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