Entries by Steven

Mind Over Matter

Last year before my 100 marathons, my good friend Larry McGuire recommended a mantra that he replayed in his head as he ran; relax – strong. When I adopted it, I added the word; light, and whenever I wanted more speed, I would say; fast. …relax, strong, light, fast…relax, strong, light, fast… Repeating this phrase […]

The Hand of Friendship

I tend to use the word ‘challenge’ to describe my upcoming adventure around Ireland and yes, it is a challenge to run long distances day after day, but there are so many people in the world who face greater adversity year in, year out. These are people to be admired and from whom we can […]

One Foot in Front of the Other

A lot of people ask me if it was always my dream to run 60 ultra-marathons in 60 days, and it’s often met with bemusement when I answer honestly that no, it wasn’t. But throughout the past few years I have allowed myself to be open to possibilities and opportunities that feel right to me. […]

In and Out

I had no trouble bouncing out of bed this morning thanks to the sun streaming in my bedroom window. But, with just over three weeks left to go before I begin my 60 ultra-marathons in 60 days challenge, there’s a pep to my step regardless of the weather. To get the body ready for the […]