Sim-ply does It

Chris runs West High­land Way twice

Trail Running (UK) - - Warm- Up -

Chris Sim de­scribed his West High­land Way Dou­ble as: “A mixed bag of tor­ture, joy, laughs and tears.

“I wanted to see how far I could push my­self men­tally and phys­i­cally, and thought it would be a good fundraiser. I wanted to show that phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity and the out­doors are es­sen­tial for our men­tal health. Then in a mo­ment of ge­nius, I added Ben Ne­vis, bring­ing the jour­ney to an even 200 miles!

“The last 12 miles lasted a life­time. My knee had given up and blis­ters on my feet were burst­ing. So many in­cred­i­ble friends and fam­ily sup­ported me along the way – they were at the end to greet me. If I wasn’t so ex­hausted, I would have looked full of ela­tion.”

Chris fin­ished just in time, with his sec­ond child be­ing born later that same day. He’s fundrais­ing for men­tal

health char­ity SAMH at tinyurl.com/Chris-Sim

Chris’s run took him across Ran­noch Moor and past the ic­noic peak of Buachaille Etive Mor (pic­tured).

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