Just an ordinary girl, inspired by some incredible people, to attempt something challenging and fun

Week 12 – Lallybroch

It’s been a better week!  I think I was struggling with self motivation, and with almost perfect timing, Everyday Athlete Gym released a daily Tabata challenge.  This has been the … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Week 11 – Falkland (Inverness)

Waking up on a Sunday morning in April in Scotland to snow is not unheard of however it was enough to severely put me off the idea of running my … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Week 10 – Blackness Castle and a terrifying run

Blackness Castle is often referred to as the “ship that never sailed” due to the fact it was built to look like a great stone boat which sits, forever still, on the … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Week 9 – Pollok country park and the Black Kirk

Parkrun is arguably the best running community ever.  Every week, they organise free timed 5km runs all around the world for all abilities.  I am semi regular attendee at Edinburgh Parkrun … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Week 8 – Location 1, Doune Castle (Castle Leoch)

To be honest, I was dreading challenge day this week.  I was feeling pretty wiped out and my get up and go had unfortunately got up and went.  Added to … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

An extra post…new friends and climbing Arthur’s Seat

One of the most unexpected and delightful outcomes of My Peak Challenge has been the opportunity to meet so many new people from around the world via social media.  Having … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Week 7 – Location 3, Glencorse (Penicuik) – The Wedding

Week 7, and this was going to be a busy weekend so I opted for an easy one … one which wouldn’t involve much travelling at all.  In fact, this time I didn’t even … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Week 6 – Location 3, Culross (Crainsmuir)

  Hands down my favourite Outlander location yet! Given the proximity to home, Fife is one of my regular haunts when the urge takes me for a drive and I … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Week 5 – Location 13, George Square

On Thursday 3rd March, I ventured to Glasgow again! Sorry its taken ages to post the pics! This time, my run took me right into the centre of the city.  I … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Week 4 – Location 14 Troon

Sorry this post is so late! It was a weekend of inconvenience.  Friday night, I got a flat tyre, so I had to roll with it and change my plans, … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · 2 Comments