training blogs

It Started in Chamonix…

Tuesday 11 March, 2008

 

What a strange few weeks! On Saturday the 26th of January I did my first training session of the year. 6 weeks later, I have...

Trying it Blind…

Friday 21 March 2008

 

This April it will be ten years to the day that I went blind. From being able to see, to being able to see nothing....

Raw Training

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

 

 

Over the weekend I received my training programme for the next seven months and I love it. It is raw, hard training and as...

To The Brink & Beyond

Friday,13 June 2008

 

The big aim in the last four months has been to avoid injury by cross training – I’ve been ‘getting ready to train’…

 

Since early...

Teammates and Sponsors

Tuesday, 1 July 2008

 

Another month has slipped by and there is a growing sense of reality about what I am planning to do. I have now progressed to...

What On Earth Possesses You?

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

 

The challenge is to race to the South Pole over 1,000 kilometres in the world’s harshest environment. We will man-haul 90 kg sledges (pulks) for...

The South Pole Flag

Monday, 1 September 2008

 

“Jan has an idea for some kind of viral marketing campaign” Simon said. He threw this comment in about ten days ago as I was...

Staying In Shackleton’s House!

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

 

Last Tuesday I flew into Edinburgh, the night before a banking conference that I was booked to speak at. I had been filling the journey...

A Dose of Norwegian Positivity

Friday, 28 November 2008

 

“I’m bloody loving this!” I said. “Ah, some Norwegian positivity” Inge replied. We were taking a quick food stop during our final training camp in...

Make It Happen - Buy the book now
Unbreakable - Buy the DVD now
contact us - To discuss how Mark can help your organisation achieve more, “click here”
mark pollock trust - donate now - footer link
visit mark pollock trust - footer link
visit run in the dark - footer link