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Interview with Natural Hero

  Name: Mark Cooper Hometown: Edinburgh Sports: Running, cycling, rowing, anything outdoors really. Achievements: To me, my biggest achievement has to be completing my first ever 10k race back in 2007, I had just given up a 20 a day smoking habit … Continue reading

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The Maggie’s to Maggie’s Challenge

When a Friend of mines, Alan Kennedy (who just finished his first ever Ironman! Congrats) asked me to speak at his new cycling themed cafe in Glasgow on Great Western Road I of course said yes. It was only after I … Continue reading

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West Highland Way Race 2012

West Highland Way Race 2012 This time last year I was well trained but feeling a little run down. I was getting ready to run the @WHWRace for the first time, I had missed the Highland Fling due to Flu … Continue reading

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24hrs Treadmill Run

Here is a short video of Mark’s 24hr Treadmill Run in July 2011 - 129.2 miles in 24hrs 24hr Treadmill Run Video

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Getting Started Running

Some advice on Getting Started Running…… Training for your marathon or half marathon will be challenging, but should also be fun and enjoyable. Finishing a marathon is an accomplishment that less than 1% of people in the world can say … Continue reading

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Mini-Adventure this Friday Night

I have been thinking about going on an adventure that basically involves leaving the rat race at 5pm with basic supplies, walking all night then sleeping on top of a hill. It will probably be a cold night which means … Continue reading

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Not getting what you want from Life? Why?

I get contacted by people asking for help or advice on setting up expeditions or training for events. Im not an expert but I try to guide people in the direction that worked for me. A lot of the emails … Continue reading

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Ultima Frontera 160km – 100 mile race, Andalucia

Feeling a little under the weather today so I had a bit of time on my hands, usually a dangerous thing that leads to adventure/race planning. I have committed the first half of my race year to the West Highland … Continue reading

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Plans for 2012

I cant believe its been so long since my last post, life has been pretty hectic recently, I bought a house with my girlfriend, it has been undergoing major renovation work, we are four months into it and still not … Continue reading

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