Arrival, the Amazon

After a few internal flights, a stop off in Belem for some food then the final stretch to Santereim we arrived. Met by Shirley, Brett and Gil who kindly pointed out there are only 45 runners, the long stage is now 100km, totaling 230km and someone was killed by a jaguar last week at checkpointContinue reading “Arrival, the Amazon”


Blacks – my favourite store !

A big shout out goes to Blacks , the outdoor specialist who have been very generous in donating us some kit. From waterproof lighters, headtorch, Camelback rucksack and bladderpack, to some essential bits of clothing and eating utensils ! and now we are ready ! Thanks also to my colleagues at Delta and Lick, whoContinue reading “Blacks – my favourite store !”

London to Brighton and other tales

Well as the epic return to the Amazon draws near, the kit checking continues, the anxieties, the calorie checking. Where does all the time go ? 5 days to go and i doesnt all fit int he rucksack ! tapering off the training, perhaps not the exercise, just the street pounding ! Some more bikramContinue reading “London to Brighton and other tales”