We just wanted to do one final post to say a few thank yous. Firstly, we need to thank our amazing “wife” and support, Neil – he has been there for us, driven us everywhere and supplied an endless supply of beverages, water, delicious snacks and just been so motivating for everyone. Now to the […]Read more "Thank you!"
Are we nearly there yet? I feel so free and alive! Where is that bloody bridge???!!! Just some of the things we uttered on today’s final run. After 5 days on the road we found ourselves on the home straight of our run across Scotland, well…as much as an 18 mile run can be considered […]Read more "Day 6: Are we nearly there yet?"
Today was our last morning at the Tomich hotel. Everyone was quite sad to leave having had a lovely few days there. Our wonderful host Bernard also kindly sponsored us – thanks for your generous contribution towards our total Bernard! With the dire warnings about the difficulty of the route and the potentially bad weather […]Read more "Day 5: The Wild West!"
This morning, we all woke up feeling a little on the achy side! After a much needed breakfast, we set out on our daily run this time leaving straight from our hotel where we finished yesterday. A field full of cows was our first point of interest – one wandered over to us intrigued at […]Read more "Day 4: Don’t Worry, Be Happy!"
Day 3 and we have some guests! Mark Cooper, our Fundraising from Maggie’s Edinburgh has now joined us for the rest of the week. We also welcomed daytrippers Gordon Smart, Editor of The Scottish Sun and Ally K who read about us in the paper and wanted to show his support! Today’s route started back […]Read more "Day 3: Don’t Stop Believin’"
After a hearty breakfast, the team were ready to depart the hotel at 9am. Daunted about the day ahead, there was a mixture of nerves and excitement on the bus as we headed back to where we finished the day before, Maggie’s Highlands. On arrival, we were papped by various photographers and fed quality streets […]Read more "Day Two: Crash, Bang, Wallop!"
Arrived in Inverness today and this is really happening! Nerves settling down as the running gets going from the beautiful Maggie’s Centre. Arriving at Maggie’s and receiving an amazing welcome from Andrew (which included yummy cake) really brought it home why we are doing this epic challenge – people with cancer really do need places […]Read more "Day 1: Ready, Set… GO!"