Two Weeks On

Two weeks on from MAD Clyde, we still sit back and feel like pinching ourselves. I mean: events never go this smoothly, it’s just a fact. As organiser, we were resolved to deal with at least one of the thousand worst case scenarios that we had mulled over and over in run up to the event. At the very least, […]

Enduring Endurance

Photo credit: Hamish Frost Photography

So you’ve signed up for an endurance event. Perhaps you want to test yourself, see how far you can go? Perhaps you’ve lost a bet? Or maybe you just fancy losing a few toenails? Whatever your reason, congrats for even considering it! You’re over halfway there. Endurance events are incredible. The battle between mind and body is intriguing and you […]

A Big MAD Dream

My love for the outdoors is a long founded one. Growing up in the Scottish countryside, I always enjoyed exploring mysurroundings and learning why the landscape looks the way it does, lumps, bumps and dips included. This played a big part in my decision to study Geography at university where I gained a different understanding of our landscape; learning the […]

MAD Beginnings

MAD Challenges was a ridiculous idea that turned into a “one-off” event, which turned into a project with big ambitions… It began with a simple question: What can I do to get sponsorship that will get people’s attention? The primer for this was a new organisation I had just been introduced to – Do Nation – that has created a […]