Thank You

As the first year of the Foundation draws to a close, it is time to reflect on what has been a successful year. Over the year, we have managed to raise awareness of mental health issues, raise our profile and follower numbers and raise some money to help with the fight against mental illness. There … Continue reading Thank You

Regret

Total Warrior soon seemed to have come around again and as we got closer to the day of the event it became evident that I wasn’t going to be as prepared as I would have liked. I’d been struggling with a knee ligament injury for a couple of months that needed rest (not sure how … Continue reading Regret

The Dan Rhodes Foundation

Since the year of challenges drew to a close, there has been much soul searching over what direction to take the fundraising in going forward. After months of thinking and consideration and following the successful second attempt at Total Warrior, I came to the conclusion that there was so much more that could be done … Continue reading The Dan Rhodes Foundation

100 mile cycling challenge – 16 January 2016

In one sense it seemed a long time since I kicked off the year of challenges by cycling from Drighlington to Welton in the freezing cold of February, but in another sense the end of the year of challenges soon seems to have come around. In part that will be down to the fact that … Continue reading 100 mile cycling challenge – 16 January 2016

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

Help us try and reach our target 

Come along and help us try to make it to our fundraising target for the blurt foundation and mind. The Grand Finale is coming this Saturday at the Regen Centre in Riccall (Landing Lane, York, YO19) As well as @stu_middleton cycling 100 miles there will be the opportunity to join in yourself, cake sale, competition … Continue reading Help us try and reach our target 

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