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Matt Waterworth

Angry Run From Land's End To John O'Groats

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My story

[p]On June 1st I set out on a self supported 900 mile jog from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of Mind. It will be the trip of a lifetime and I'll be using the experience to talk more about mental health and addiction issues on my blog angryjogger.com. [/p][p]I am a non-practicisng alcoholic. I gave up drinking 18 months ago to try to forge a better life for myself after years of drifting between jobs with a shitty attitude. [/p][p]In those 18 months I've set myself a number of silly challenges and succeeded with most of them. In February 2016 I ran 29 half marathons in 29 days. I've always wanted to do Land's End to John O'Groats but I never thought I'd be able to do it. It was always on the backburner. Now it's not and it's happening. [/p][p]Running is a way to celebrate life. That's why I'm setting out to enjoy as much of this challenge as I possibly can. The stigma that surrounds mental health and addiction is massive and it can make you feel pretty alone. That's why I've made it my life's mission to break these taboos by talking openly about the situations I've found myself in and how I got myself out of them. [/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Jun 2017



Jul 13, 2017


Hey Matt really enjoyed following your progress! Top work How about a kickstarter project to run around the world? Only 19x what you just did!!!

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Jul 12, 2017

Teresa Budworth

Well done Matt. You are amazing

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Jul 10, 2017


Been following you on Twitter and massively impressed with your perseverance. Good luck with whatever you're doing next.

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Jul 10, 2017

Ian B

Awesome and inspirational, well done!

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Jul 10, 2017


Well done Matt. Don't ever forget what an inspiration you are

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Jul 10, 2017


Awesome work Matt and thank you for keeping us entertained through your blog and Facebook

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Jul 10, 2017


Great achievement. Loved following your journey.

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Jul 10, 2017


Jul 8, 2017


Didn't realise what you were doing until I saw that Facebook post! Nearly there!

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Jul 7, 2017


Stay Angry!