Yvie is a self-described Creative & Mindful Adventurer who turns to exercise, nature and creativity to manage her Bipolar Disorder. She ran the length of Great Britain twice in 2016 (LEJOGLE) to raise the profile of her condition, and to showcase that a diagnosis is not the end of your extraordinary self.
A fell runner, hockey player and former GB Age Group triathlete, Yvie is setting off around Wales in 2018 to take on five multi-sport endurance challenges for YoungMinds. She will be running, hiking, wild camping, cycling, open water swimming and sea-kayaking, whilst meeting with folk en route for interviews in locations such as the Snowdon summit, the Wales Coast Path and Offa’s Dyke Path, and learning how they use the outdoors for their mental wellbeing.
Naturally, Yvie will be snacking on Eat Grub bars along the way to keep her fuelled, focused, and smiling.