Coast to Kosciuszko 2013

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Coast to Kosciuszko is a 240k ultra marathon held each December from Eden on the south coast of New South Wales Australia, to the Australia’s highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko. I had come across the event in 2008 when I saw … Continue reading

You can run the London Marathon after all on Sunday!

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I have a number of running buddies who every year without fail enter the ballot to run the London Marathon, unfortunately for just about all of them, the outcome is the same, not successful. Their only alternative on race day … Continue reading

Becoming a beginner again

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2013 was fantastic year for me, over 4000km run and I finished every race I entered. I had been injury free for six months leading up to my big run of the year, the 240km Coast to Kosciuszko race in … Continue reading

Dealing with injury. To run, or not to run?

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Four weeks ago I ran a 100km trail race called The North Face 100 held in the Blue Mountains near Sydney Australia, it was a fantastic thing to be a part of, the only downside was I rolled my ankle … Continue reading

Running in Extreme Temperatures

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As many of you know I live in Australia, and here on the West Coast we have just gotten through a summer of record temperatures. Last Sunday I ran with a group of runners for a 21 mile trail run. … Continue reading

Are these perhaps the best shoes for beginner runners?

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I have been running for more than seven years now, and a lot of that time I have spent dealing with injuries, primarily those related to feet, legs and back. When I started running I went out and bought a … Continue reading

10 tips to keep your new running resolution

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New Year’s Eve seems to be an appropriate day to write about keeping resolutions. Every year at this time thousands of new people come to my websites because they make a resolution to start running. The truth is only a small percentage … Continue reading

Some thoughts about safety when running

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This week I have spent some time organizing  recon and training runs for a group of runners who are are going to run the 6 Inch Trail Marathon with me the week before Christmas. While I was planning the first … Continue reading

A weekend away running with friends

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When I started to run six years ago, my main motivation was to lose weight and get fit. And for the first year there were many highlights: when I ran my first 20 minutes in week five of C25K, when … Continue reading

Glasshouse 100 Miler, September 2012

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Here is my race report from the 100 Miler at Glasshouse in Queensland Australia on 15 / 16 September. As many of you will know, the end result for me was a DNF at 132km, after 23.5 hours. Still trying to … Continue reading