One of the reasons I have started to write this blog is to help us remember our trips. Often we … Continue reading Iceland 2004 – the Lost Notes
Stage 3 would finally see the weather break, raising our spirits. The stage was the shortest although tough underfoot. For … Continue reading RunIceland Day 3
Today was the most challenging technically, but a relatively short distance. We’d get cold and wet some more, see icebergs … Continue reading RunIceland Day 2
It was now for real! We would get wet and cold, run an exhilarating half marathon in sideways rain, buy some … Continue reading RunIceland Day 1
The day saw us board the “vintage” bus that would become our second home for the next week; get our … Continue reading Race Preliminaries
The day would see me take my first ever run in Iceland, wander around the shops some more, transfer my hotel and finally get to meet the famous Giorgio, the RunIceland team and some of my fellow runners.
It concluded with some football-fever and delicious lamb.
No complaining Awaking at Allenheads Inn, there was no particular rush (see the end of yesterday’s diary) we were able to take … Continue reading Day 3, Allenheads to Tynemouth
Wakey wakey We had a good night’s sleep, despite the odd grunt and howl from Peter. We rose around 06:00 … Continue reading Day 2, Motherby to Allenheads
Rise and shine We arose around 06:30 and met for breakfast at 07:00. After filling ourselves we fumbled around in … Continue reading Day 1, Whitehaven to Motherby
Introduction to the trip From 15 – 17 May 2008, Peter Morgan and I, Peter Hobley, embarked on a bicycle … Continue reading The Sea-to-Sea (C2C) bike ride