Come and join in the fun

.   Why not come along and join in the fun on Saturday to raise awareness of mental health issues and to raise funds for the Blurt Foundation and Mind in memory of Dan Rhodes. It will be close to the second anniversary of his passing and will mark the end of a year of … Continue reading Come and join in the fun

Rowing the distance of the English Channel – 2 January 2016

As it had only been 4 days since the 5km swimming challenge, it soon seemed to have got to the next one. Even though it had just been New Year, I had been to the gym on each of the days in between to keep up my training. I was feeling much fitter after having … Continue reading Rowing the distance of the English Channel – 2 January 2016

5km Swimming Challenge – 29 December 2015

After having to cancel the Men's Health Survival of the fittest in November following my altercation with a door and then the weeks of illness that followed, it hasn't left much time for the remaining challenges. After all of the great work done by Cath & Ben Rhodes, Barry & Brenda Rhodes, Mary Potter and … Continue reading 5km Swimming Challenge – 29 December 2015

The Final Countdown – new challenges and more!

Today has seen the start of the week of sponsored swims. It was all dived off by Dan's parents Barry and Brenda and will be followed on Saturday by Dan's wife and son, Cath and Ben. They have all be fundraising for the Blurt Foundation and Mind to try and get us closer to our … Continue reading The Final Countdown – new challenges and more!

New Updates

The training blog has been updated along with the completed challenges and the photo gallery. The sponsorship total has continued to rise thanks to some more amazing donations and we're now over £3,300 including gift aid. The lovely folks at Local Giving are currently matching donations up to £10 so if you're thinking of donating, … Continue reading New Updates

Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest Urban Obstacle Race – Nottingham 10 October 2015

In keeping with how things seem to have gone so far this year, the race seemed to have come around far too quickly. Training hadn’t really been going well since the Wiggle Yorkshire Tour Sportive when I had a sports massage to ease my back ache. Since then I seem to have had more problems … Continue reading Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest Urban Obstacle Race – Nottingham 10 October 2015

New updates

Thanks to everyone for their support so far as we have now passed the £2,500 mark (including gift aid) which is a great achievement. Also thank you to all of those who voted in the Mountain Warehouse competition even though it doesn't look like we gained enough votes to get through to the next stage, … Continue reading New updates

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Trek (25 miles) 5 September 2015

  The Yorkshire 3 Peaks trek soon seemed to have come around. It had definitely come around far too quickly especially given how I had felt over the past couple of weeks. It all seemed to coincide with the sports massage I had at the end of the Wiggle Yorkshire Tour Sportive but since then … Continue reading Yorkshire 3 Peaks Trek (25 miles) 5 September 2015