End to End


Gospel Pass

To cap a year of on-and-off injury, which has made me do more cycling than running, I’ve decided that I will take the opportunity to achieve a long-held ambition, and have a go at cycling from John O’ Groats to Land’s End.
As you can see from my schedule below, I’m not aiming to break any records, and I certainly won’t be going anything like as fast or as far as Andy and Lisa did, but I do intend to enjoy myself. And I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the weather is kind; the one thing that will defeat this attempt will be incessant rain! Continue reading

Kenya…Women V Cancer 2013

A big thank you for all those Pennine folk who supported me fund raising for Cancer Research. 40 women cycled through remote parts of Kenya, often pedaling through places where people had never seen white folk before, never mind 40 white women on bikes!! We were always welcome and had a fabulous, emotional journey visiting primary schools and a Cancer Care unit en route. Together we raised over £100,000!! So a HUGE thank you. A few folk have recently asked for details of my just giving page, so here it is:


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manx end2end

Just warming up before the start,It was good to be back in the I.O.M.again.for this years top to bottom mtb race.the first event in 1996 consisted of a total of 38 riders,up until today a whopping maximum of 1700.feeling fit and strong,no recent diseases and just back from 190k tour of mt blanc,gorged with red blood cells from 26000ft of ascent in the alps i was ready for sub4hrs,managing 4hrs and 30seconds in 2010 i knew it was on…..BUT..on signing on at the claremont hotel on friday night i was horrified to learn that the forestry commission had issues with the ballough plantation and so the course had to be altered,which basically meant 2 more bigger climbs,10k more and 20mins more..bye bye sub4. Continue reading