Author Archives: Dan Paton

REVIEW: Notch – The Mark of Achievement

Who doesn’t love a bit of bling at the end of a running event? That satisfaction you get being handed your medal (sometimes whilst almost being sick…), confirmation you’ve achieved the completion of a tough run. Most of them then get chucked in a cupboard, box, drawer, hung up somewhere – to be admired now […]

Dan Dan the (now) Beardless Man & The Sophie Rocks 2019 Challenge Finale….

Hi all! Hope you and your families are all well in these crazy pandemic times!  In my last blog I’d given an update on the Sophie Rocks 2019 fundraising challenge (covering Jan-Oct 2019), with a wee promo video (watch it again via my previous post here) to persuade people to vote for me (I was […]

L&Gs ‘Charity Fundraiser of the Year 2019’? Vote for TRBs Dan Paton (& Sophie Rocks)!

Hey guys, As most of you know, last year Dan took on a challenge of epic (entitled ‘Sophie Rocks 2019’) proportions to try and raise funds for Rebecca House Children’s Hospice in memory of Sophie Moolman. His old work colleagues at Legal & General were kind enough to nominate him for the ‘Charity Fundraiser of […]

Sophie Rocks 2019! An epic challenge to raise funds for Rebecca House

After a productive 2018 which saw me break all my distance PBs from 1-mile through to marathon, I sat with my wife over the Christmas period and we discussed a 2019 challenge that would really push me.  One that wasn’t about me, wasn’t about time but about distance, and one (most importantly) that would raise […]

2017 an epic running year for dan dan the marathon man

2017 has been an epic running year – read my blog for descriptions of the popular races I’ve completed, comments on each, with recommendations and some handy tips that may come in useful…

Nine marathons in eight months

Marathons, marathons and more marathons…

Trials and tribulations of running – we’ve all had them!

One mans trials and tribulations with running and being forced to learn ‘the hard way’ over the years….