Author: Nicky Forster

Beyond the Finish Line: Running and Living with Purpose – Day 2 – Life is You, vs Yourself

Author: Nicky Forster

This daily blog explores the remarkable parallels between a running challenge, and the journey of life.

I have divided these learnings into 15 lessons, one for each day I ran, so whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or someone who feels faint at the thought of running for a bus, this blog is for you.

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Beyond the Finish Line: Running and Living with Purpose – Day 1 – Don’t Wait for Perfection

Author: Nicky Forster

For the first 2 weeks of July, I ran Scotland’s iconic NC500 road, 516 miles of coastal roads around the Scottish Highlands, consisting of 15 ultramarathons in 15 days raising money for Mental Health UK, averaging 35 miles a day.

As a passionate runner and someone who has experienced the ups and downs of life, I have come to realize that the lessons learned on the road can be applied to various aspects of our existence.

Just like a marathon tests a runner’s endurance, determination, and spirit, life often presents us with hurdles that require us to dig deep and find strength within ourselves.

This daily blog explores the remarkable parallels between a running challenge, and the journey of life.

I have divided these learnings into 15 lessons, one for each day I ran, so whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or someone who feels faint at the thought of running for a bus, this blog is for you.

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Thoughts from a run, and another run and another run . . .

Author: Nicky Forster

So, this July, I embark on my toughest challenge to date.

 

15 ultramarathons in 15 days

Averaging 35 miles each day

Running around Scotland’s iconic North Coast 500 route, i will run daily for over 2 weeks to raise money 4 mental health UK.

As a designated training run for this challenge last Wednesday night, I took on the David Goggins 4 x 4 x 48 challenge.

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nc500run – Why & How?

Author: Nicky Forster

Embarking on a journey along the North Coast 500 (NC500) in Scotland is an invitation to embrace the extraordinary.

Many choose to drive this stunning loop in 5 days, some challenge themselves on road bicycles averaging 100 miles per day, this July, over 15 days, I intend to run it for Mental Health UK.

Why?

How?

I’m not sure!

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