Mongol Rally

Two adrenaline-seekers; one bright yellow car; one mission… Raise money for MIND and conquer the infamous Mongol Rally.

The Mongol Rally so far…

We’re halfway through the Mongol Rally, and Alec and Steve have already covered 5,000 miles in their Nissan Micra. In just three weeks The Sussex Rum Runners have made their way from West Sussex, UK all the way to Uzebekistan. They’ve kept us updated along the way where they could, so here’s what’s happened so…

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A Fond Farewell

Having reached Germany yesterday afternoon, we’re delighted that Alec and Steve are officially on the road for the Mongol Rally! Before they headed off on their epic adventure, we invited the guys to Seaspace HQ to bid them a fond farewell and have a sneak preview of their car before the trip! Here are some highlights…

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Why You Should Sponsor Alec and Steve

Taking part in the Mongol Rally is more than just a fun-filled few weeks travelling across the planet; Alec and Steve have made it their mission to raise vital funds for mental health charity MIND. Here’s why you should sponsor them and if you wish to do so, you can visit their JustGiving page.

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10,000 miles; 2 men; 1 Nissan Micra

The countdown is officially on – with just 3 days until Alec and Steve set off on their epic 10,000 mile journey, we thought you might like to see the route they’re planning on taking… Starting off at Goodwood Racecourse on Sunday 19th July, the guys will cross Europe before reaching the Asian border and…

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The car is ready!

The Sussex Rum Runners car is ready to rumble… With just days to go until the Mongol Rally officially kicks off, the Sussex Rum Runners all-important car is ready to go! It started out as a second hand Yellow Nissan Micra, with a humble 1.2 litre engine; now renamed La-Lah, she’s ready to hit the…

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Why we’re supporting the Mongol Rally…

With just days to go until Alec and Steve take on the infamous Mongol Rally, Gordon Humphrey, Managing Director of Seaspace, reflects on why the company have chosen to support this event and what fundraising means to them…     Why did Seaspace choose to sponsor Alec and Steve’s Mongol Rally adventure? Seaspace get lots…

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The Car 'La La' - Mongol Rally

10 Top Tips for the Mongol Rally

The Sussex Rum Runners are readying themselves up for the rally this month, and whilst their packing they’re things and sorting out those last few visa’s, we’ve asked them to bunch together their 10 top tips for the Mongol Rally. Take a look at these: Trust your co-pilot This is probably one of the most important…

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A Sit Down With The ‘Sussex Rum Runners’

You may have seen our recent activity around Seaspace’s latest sponsorship venture; we’re backing Alec and Steve as they take on the Mongol Rally 2015. Recently, we got the guys to come in and talk about all their plans for this crazy adventure. After the tea was brewed and we were all settled down, here’s…

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Proud sponsors of Mongol Rally – MIND Over Matter team

Taking on the Mongol Rally Seaspace International are proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the MIND Over Matter team at the Mongol Rally 2015, as they make their way across Europe and finish in Ulan Ude, Russia. Over the next couple of months we will be updating you with the team’s journey and…

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The Mongol Rally Team


When he's not saving lives as a Paramedic for the London Ambulance Service, Alec packs up his GoPro's and heads on his next adventure. He's been all over the place; from Australia to Thailand.


Known as Captain Morgan by his local shopkeeper for his love of rum, Steve is the boss of his own Warranty company in Chichester. Thanks to his passion for film-making, Reebok's and travelling, he decided to take on the Mongol Rally.