Running The 9 Dragons Ultra For Free To Run Charity

Right to sports -the exhilaration, positive joy,confidence and sense of purpose. Picture courtesy: Free To Run

I am grateful to be able to travel and combining this with taking part in adventure racing – i.e. ultra and trail running races which I’m passionate about. Despite competing once in roughly every 3 months, I haven’t run for any charity since 2014. So this year it’s my big year going to new ageRead more

Running Wild In Bario – Mud Battle

Run free in Bario high land

A last-minute decision to enter a race has introduced me to a remote place I’ve never been before. After 20 years away from Asia, a place like Bario was just the perfect introductory Borneo adventure for me. My first trail race in Malaysia (and the first time in Sarawak)  has turned out to be aRead more

Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km – Why I Will Return To World’s Most Beautiful Marathon

Bronze 56km #OMTOM2017

Last Easter weekend I flew to Cape Town to enter my first race in the Mother City. Although I have been here before (part of Comrades race and Cape Town tour), there was something special about coming back to South Africa. Clearly I adore this continent with all its unique and colourful identity. As itsRead more

Iznik Ultra 136km – How on earth I retired 10km before finishing line?

The blue Lake Iznik, Bursa, Turkey

Iznik in Bursa province is a beautiful town in one corner of the world. A peaceful, serene and calm town around Turkey 5th largest lake surrounded by stone wall built by the Greek. Majority part of the wall still remain intact. There are many historical aspects to the city – a town that in itselfRead more