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October 2016

Cycle Belfast-Poland

October 12, 2016 - November 5, 2016

Charity Cycle from Belfast to Poland 2037km in 21 days No training. No helmet. Steel toe cap boots as footwear. Bicycle purchased second hand from Gumtree for £90. Land Rover Tszemzno. Great Bike The boat from Rosslare to Cherbourg cost £80, with no cabin – so I slept in the cafeteria of the ship, uncomfortable to say the least especially after cycling over 200 mile in the previous 2 days. People offered to pay me into a cabin but I…

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May 2017

The ‘Great Big Walk’ an Eden Project funded by The Big Lottery Fund

May 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - June 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Batley, Yorkshire Leeds, United Kingdom + Google Map

Belfast telegraph interview. Holylands Belfast With the echelons of society in Templepatrick BBC One Show with Jo Brand & Olivia Cosgrove (Rowtheerne) Unit T - Run by Kathy Black and her wonderful crew of selfless people. Glad to still be in touch with all of them. Receiving flowers from The Deputy Mayor of Belfast. A fine way to finish 'The Great Big Walk' - Showcasing community spirit around the UK and Ireland. Daryl Smylie, an ex team mate from my…

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September 2017

Run The Island

September 5, 2017 - October 24, 2017

On September 5, 2017, I ran 40 marathons on my greatest challenge yet, ‘Run The Island’. Sponsored by Clearer Water in aid of Simon Community NI I had never run a marathon before. Camped 16 days out of 40 and completed it with a 61 year old man cycling beside me. Our lives will never be the same again. Hutt Hostel - with Sports massage therapist & friend Chris Gallagher (Left) and 61 year old James Cardwell (Right) 

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Run the Island

September 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Hutt Hostel - with Sports therapist & friend Chris Gallagher The last men to use this bit of land outside Wicklow town. We were later informed this land is no more having been washed away by Storms shortly after we finished. Beautiful camp for the evening. Drogheda, home was so close, but so far still. We covered 34 mile on foot the day previous, camping on a rugby pitch on then outskirts of Swords, Dublin Galway Simon Community who welcomed…

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November 2017

Cycle to Recovery

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am - November 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Ireland, Full lap of Ireland
M. Adams,
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Just before we crossed the peace bridge in Derry. Read this in Limavady Mends shed. Catherine Taylor and her team doing wonderful things within the community. O'Hares Mechanics who helped me fix my puncture on Day 2

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