fundraising


still running to everest?

On Dec 30th, 2016

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the question I get asked the most is am I going to complete my run? the short answer is yes. the real question is when? which is the difficult one. I have fully committed to what I set out to do. I have to finish. In my mind there is no choice, it just is. […]

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What has been learned from the first half of this epic run?

On Nov 8th, 2016

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Other than 3,423 miles of tarmac gives you sore feet… I am greatly humbled to have been allowed to get as far as I did. Once the dust had settled on the initial frustration. After I had dealt with all the angry emotions and I got stuck into the big idea to help me carry […]

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what has been achieved on the journey so far…

On Aug 11th, 2016

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Fundraising: The plan, was to start fundraising in earnest nearer the end of the trip, as the end point was a two months away. This plan still stands. Funds raised for Alzheimer’s Society. Every penny went directly via the JustGiving.com website £540.00 of the £80,000 from 21 supporters by October 2014. Thank you to everyone […]

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The time traveller

On Nov 2nd, 2014

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For he who has travelled returns eyes wide open, faraway and longing for those heart felt days. Where tears are spiked with vodka and the tarmac blisters your feet. There is no going back, save for the man with deep pockets. Only travel stops the time where it is left in the mind. The fleeting […]

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Launching ‘The Road of Many Smiles’

On Jan 19th, 2014

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Running to Everest for Alzheimer’s 8,000 miles, one middle aged man, Si Homfray and his trailer ‘Gromit’, are on an unsupported run across 20 countries to climb Everest.
  Started Aug 2013 – Finish in Kathmandu Mar 2015. Everest Mar 2015 – July 2015. At 50 years old, after a serious motorbike accident that saw him […]

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