Mark Cooper

EVENT – Tales of Adventure (Edinburgh), 17th May 2012

Tales of Adventure talks branch out in Edinburgh A series of excellent speaking events are coming to Edinburgh. After successful events in London, Tales of Adventure have started up a Scottish branch, headed up by Edinburgh’s Mark Cooper. Mark is not short of tales of adventure himself, having run 50 marathons in 56 day. The inaugural […]

NEWS – Mark Cooper finishes his 50 marathons

Mark cooper completes his 50 marathon challenge Keith and I met Edinburgh lad Mark Cooper last year and were so impressed with the challenge he had set himself, that we immediately wrote a Spotlight feature on him to help promote his fund raising run for Edinburgh charity, Headway.  We are pleased to announce that he has […]

NEWS – Update on Mark Cooper

By the end of today, Edinburgh hero Mark Cooper will be half way through is challenge of running 50 marathons in 56 days from Amsterdam to Barcelona.  With people in town still recovering from the Edinburgh marathon last weekend, Mark battles on and runs one every day!  25 marathons under his belt with 25 more […]

NEWS – Good luck Mark!

Edinburgh hero Mark Cooper starts his challenge of running 50 marathons in 56 days in Amsterdam tomorrow. He’s doing it in aid of the local charity Edinburgh Headway Group, and hopes to raise at least £25,000. You can read more about Mark in our feature article and follow his progress on his website. Here at […]

PHOTO – Sticky arrives in Edinburgh

Johnny ‘Sticky’ Budden arrived in town today as part of his gruelling 1000 mile parkour challenge to raise money for motor neurone disease.  You can read our previous piece on Sticky here.  He certainly took tourists and locals by surprise today as he flipped and jumped around town and he met Edinburgh’s Mark Cooper from […]

INTERVIEW – The Nature Boys

Onstage, The Nature Boys‘ lead singer Cammy is possessed by the spirits of Johnny Thunders, Iggy Pop and Tenpole Tudor; performing with a chaotic energy which ensures the band provide as unforgettable a visual experience as they do a musical one. In the cold of a vaulted cellar-based rehearsal space in January however, he keeps […]

Mark Cooper – Edinburgh endurance athlete

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go” TS Eliot   Mark Cooper is an extraordinary young man living in Edinburgh.  On the 1st of May, he will embark on an epic journey: running through Holland, Belgium, France and Spain completing 50 marathons in 56 days.  That’s a […]

PHOTO – The Nature Boys

“Edinburgh’s favourite underground prodigal punk troupe” (it says here) The Nature Boys in rehearsal. An interview with the Boys (featuring Mark Cooper of Run With Mark fame) will feature on the site soon; as well as a review of their charity gig on the 5th Feb. Tweet