Thank you <3

I thank my wife and children, my trainer Dan for his commitment to my fitness, who we wouldn’t have known if it hadn’t been for Heather our wonderful nanny who allowed my wife to be at the finish line in the safe knowledge our children were safe. Also from the endless emails from well wishes … Continued

I did it!!

Day 1 Nothing can prepare you for the mix of excitement and fear stood at the start line. There are serious athletes here who intend to run the entire event and us mortals who will be satisfied simply to finish Stage 1 showed us exactly how hard this is going to be, and Matt and … Continued

Gavin has just finished the 80km section!!!

Thu, 4 May 2017 at 09:04   All but eight competitors have reached camp but all are expected before the cutoff time of 10 am. The most recent to arrive were Galvin Pilcher of the United Kingdom and Mackenzie Deal of the United States. Yesterday saw 15 competitors withdraw due to the heat. All the … Continued

Stage 1 Complete!!!

15:00, 30 April 2017, Stage 1 Seven hours after the start of Stage 1 there are 84 competitors who have reached Camp 2 and completed the Stage.  The most recent people to reach the windy Camp were Tadashi Murakami (the oldest competitor) from Japan running in together with Chloe Kim from South Korea – they just … Continued

2 days to go!!

Leave for Namibia in 48 hours so excited and looking forward to next phase of this challenge!   Thank you to all who have supported, contributed, donated so far. Special thanks to Rachel for her stubborn reluctance to be let this all go to my head! And ‘unless I die to make sure I finish’, … Continued