Rosie Swale Pope - (MBE) is a legendary global adventurer, author and motivational speaker.
Throughout her life, Rosie has completed numerous marathons in some of the world’s most challenging terrains and has embarked upon many adventures including riding across Chile on horseback and sailing across the globe in a small boat.
In 2003, aged 57, she began a five-year run-around-the-world, travelling 20,000 miles to raise awareness for the early diagnosis of cancer. Rosie is the only person in the world to have completed this solo challenge unsupported, carrying all her belongings in her cart behind her.
Now, at the age of 73, Rosie has taken on an exciting, new challenge: a run of 6,000 miles from Brighton, UK all the way to Kathmandu in Nepal in support of the charity PHASE Worldwide and their work in remote areas of the Himalayas.
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Where Rosie is in the world
Rosie is running from Brighton to Kathmandu for Phase Worldwide
Growing up and being looked after by her grandmother
Why she decided to work with Phase Worldwide
Running around the world the first time!
Falling and breaking her hip in Brighton, 2017
Having a book launch in Germany
Running to Berlin and getting stronger and stronger!
Wanting to re-visit some of the places she’d been before
March, 2019 giving a talk for Phase Worldwide
Saying yes to the future and saying yes to running to Katmandu!
Her running route
Why real life is the biggest adventure
Where her passion for running came from
Fighting darkness with light
Deciding to run a marathon!
Losing the love of her life
Why you should start everyday being grateful
What days on the road are like
Not being able to get her stove to work
Favourite food on the road
Saving water while on the road and washing socks!
The power of taking 3 or 4 minutes to do nothing
Working while on the road
Three teaspoons on the road!
Going through tough times on the road and where her determination comes from
73 on the 2nd October
Loving her life and what she does
Losing her dad at a young age
Why you don’t have to be defined by your past
What her friends and family think about her next adventure
Not being afraid
Still running around the world at 100!
What has changed in the world of adventure over the years
The value of freedom for women
How can we support Rosie
Raising money for charity
When she plans to arrive in Katmandu
Do you need Rosie as a speaker?
Quick Fire Questions
Final words of advice to motivate and inspire you
To follow Rosie’s epic journey and support her campaign visit www.rosieruns.co.uk
Rosie's Website - www.rosieswalepope.co.uk
Twitter - @RosieSwalePope - @RosieRunstoKTM - @PHASEWorldwide
Instagram - @rosierunstoktm - @PHASEWorldwide
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