Our guitarist Mark runs his first half marathon at Haweswater on 5th March, having taken up running last year to complement his hobby of lifting things up and putting them down again. ‘I’ve been into kettlebell lifting for many years and have reached a good level – I currently use a 60kg kettlebell for my overhead work,’ says Mark. ‘I think it’s important to maintain balanced fitness – if you concentrate solely on either cardio or strength training at the expense of the other
Soul Junction’s guitarist Mark completed the Haweswater Half Marathon on Sunday 5th March, chugging his way through 13.1 miles of ‘gently undulating’ (read ‘torturously mountainous) country to secure a 2 hour 1 minute finish in his first (and possibly last!) long distance running event.
‘I’m glad I did it,’ says Mark, ‘but any sense of satisfaction has been temporarily offset by the sheer amount of muscular soreness that I’m experiencing - I’m having to use the cafe lift ju
Our guitarist, Mark, has recently taken part in a charity event to raise funds for Carlisle and North Lakeland Hospice at Home. Mark was part of a team of 8 people employed by Cranstons who completed a gruelling 20 mile Lakeland fell walk, climbing 10 peaks in just one day. Mark said, 'Cranstons has been proud to be associated with Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland throughout its 20 year history. When we heard the Hospice were looking for teams to complete a fundrai
We're all back from our holidays and we've been rehearsing hard for the next five gigs. We think you'll smile when you hear what we have added to our set...... We've had so much fun exploring the genre of soul in all its forms and we'll be sharing the results with you at the next gigs. As you can see the band, apart from Mark, is taking rehearsal very seriously!! #Becky #hootabilly #nick #mark #band