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Today was THE day, it’s the one billed as the hardest…not sure what Wales, The Lakes & Scotland will have to say about that! but at the moment, today is THE day! We left Fowey by ferry which is always nice, crossing the water, looking back on the little village. First instructions…up the slipway, turn left, hit the hill! Well that’s a wake-up call for tired cold legs! To be honest it was fine, it was a good gradient, quite…

Well at last we’ve started! 2014 was an Ironman, 2015 was Brighton Marathon and pretty much as soon as that was finished I was thinking what would 2016’s challenge be… I wasn’t ready for another Ironman, then we sadly lost Mo 22.07.15, and the idea of cycling the length of the country took shape… My preparation has been ok, I thought I was doing JOGLAND with some guys from Brighton up until July, but that trip didn’t get the numbers…

So long story short it changed from JOGLAND (heading North to South) to LEJOG (heading South to North) – there wasn’t the commitment from the JOGLAND crowd! So we’re on…. 6 days and counting nearly £3,000 has been raised for Rockinghorse and our plan to create the Mo Barling Children’s Cinema, https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Mo-LEJOG-2016 and the tour t-shirts have been printed!     The route: 984 miles and about enough elevation to clear Everest twice! Day 1        Sunday                       Lands End to…

Yes of course working on the golf handicap would probably make far more sense and while a challenge, isn’t a challenge like this sort of challenge! I’m not ready for another Marathon…would like to do a big IRONMAN branded event, but dread the marathon! So needed something new, something else in the nutty endurance category!! So amongst the gang at BTRS there is an event called JOGLAND which was last run in 2014. JOGLAND – John O’Groats to Lands End…

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