Swansea Half Marathon 2023 Cancer Research Wales

In exceptionally warm conditions, runners took on the Swansea Half Marathon raising funds for the Welsh charity Cancer Research Wales.  The half marathon took place on June 11th 2023 and the route included many of Swansea’s iconic locations including the beach.  The event was photographed by Tom Fears and Mandy DeGroot.  Thanks to everyone!  You… Read More

Cardiff Half Marathon Mar 2022 Cancer Research Wales

The importance of people taking on challenges such as the Cardiff Half Marathon to raise money for important charities like Cancer Research Wales cannot be understated.  At the March 2022 half marathon, we photographed so many heroic runners.  We salute you all!  Congratulations to everyone who even had the bravery to pull on a pair… Read More

Triad24 24 Hour Run Josh Llewellyn Jones

The second of Josh Llewellyn Jones’ Triad24 challenges took place on the weekend of 30 & 31 October 2021.  He planned to run for 24 hours on a circuit around Cardiff Bay.  The challenge did not start as planned with Josh nursing injuries both long-term and from his 24 hour squat challenge in September.  But… Read More

ACAD Golf Day

On the beautiful September day, the teams stepped up to the first tee of the Roman Road course at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales on the ACAD annual golf day.  Here is a selection of photographs of the teams on the first tee and around the course. Photographs of the Dinner &… Read More

Road to 100 June 2021

It’s been a while since I’ve had the opportunity to catch up with Josh Llewellyn Jones on his ‘Road to 100’ challenge.  Finally, with restrictions lifted and the sun shining, we met up on the sands dunes at Merthyr Mawr in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales.  With the evening sun throwing out some… Read More

Road To 100 October 2020

October 2020 was the second month of photographing Josh Llewellyn Jones OBE on his #RoadTo100 journey towards his July 2021 challenge that includes an attempt at breaking a World Record (details yet to be announced).  This session took place on a wet and windy evening up the Garth Hill near Pentyrch just outside Cardiff. Find… Read More

10nTaff Training June 2020

June has been a tough month.  The reality of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis has really hit home.  As a family, we’re still in isolation with a very uncertain future.  Getting out walking and cycling certainly helps, but it is all done alone.  It would be great to go out walking with my wife or the… Read More

5in55 Stage 4 Cadair Idris

Photographs taken during the 4-day 5in55 mountain challenge for Tŷ Hafan.  We had arrived at the hostel late the previous night, but managed to get a few hours sleep.  However, the first three mountains had taken their toll.  There were some very sore legs and blistered feet.  It was the final day and there were… Read More

24hrs4CF One Million Kilo Challenge

On the 29th and 30th September 2018, I witnessed and photographed an incredible feat of human physical and mental strength.  Josh Llewellyn-Jones lifted one million kilograms of weight in 22 hours and 10 minutes.  What makes it even more incredible is that Josh has cystic fibrosis.  I stayed for the whole 22 hours as I… Read More