18:23….09 April 2014…..stage 4 Marathon des Sables….checkpoint 4… 42km All I’m drawing out of the straw of my last water bottle is air. I’m running on empty in the Sahara [...]

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Welcome to my Marathon des Sables Blog for March 2014……just a couple of weeks left to race day! I couldn’t afford a Porsche I’ll start this final pre-race blog back [...]

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Welcome to my Marathon des Sables Blog for January 2014……it’s been a long time coming, so this better be worth it. Long Time Gone Right, first things first. Where do [...]

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Marathon des Sables Blog no.4 – September 2013

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Lessons Learned   For this month’s blog, I thought that for a change I’d try to provide others training for a big event with some useful information for them to [...]

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Coming Soon…….

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 Epic Marathon Camps Epic Marathon Camps are week-long running training camps held in the perfect temperatures and running conditions of Morocco. They give you all the tools you need to [...]

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Marathon des Sables Blog no.3 – August 2013

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It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum When writing about the subject of training in North Africa in August, there is one aspect which dominates from start to finish. The heat. When [...]

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Marathon des Sables Blog no.2 – July 2013

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if you are not interested in the Marathon des Sables, look away now. The fight for fitness begins in earnest….. Last month’s Epic Marathon des Sables blog explained a bit [...]

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen Up until last year I had a fairly strong dislike of running. Up until this year I’d never run half-marathon distance. So how I came to [...]

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Kasbah Tabelkoukt, Mirleft

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Mirleft’s Coastal Gem on the Wild Shores of the Moroccan Atlantic Mirleft is one of Morocco’s best kept secrets. Situated an hour and a half south of Agadir, and benefitting [...]

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Epic Ride for Cyclist Mag

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When we were asked, by road cycling specific mag Cyclist,  to put together a truly epic one-day loop from Marrakech we felt confident that the editor had come to the [...]

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