My Big Run 2015

“It always seems impossible until it’s done – Nelson Mandela

The Challenge

To run the entire distance between the most western and the most eastern points on mainland Scotland.
No walking. Not a single step.

The Story

This is where it all started.

A mad idea to run the width of Scotland to show the world how much a dear friend meant to me – and to raise money for Myeloma UK.

Having never even run a marathon prior to embarking on the challenge, I had no idea what I was letting myself in for. Completing the run was a truly memorable experience that gave me a huge sense of achievement I was keen to repeat, as well as one hell of a blister…

The Why


The Details

Map of My Big Run 2015

Start Ardnamurchan peninsula
Finish Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
Distance 256 miles (this doesn’t include the swim across Loch Linnhe!)
Duration 10 days
Date 22 – 31 August 2015


mbr15 donations


mbr15 day markers


Photo Gallery

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Watch the Video Diaries for this challenge on YouTube.

Literary companion
The Book of Genesis
by various editors