Another day, another fun run. Well actually no, the AfterGlow Trail Run is not just another fun run. Yes ok it has a start and a finish and yes people do it for "fun" but let me say this, you haven't run a "fun run" until you've had a go at AfterGlow. Yes I hear … Continue reading Race Review- AfterGlow Trail Run
Ok ok So it's not really week 1, I'm not going from zero to miler in 80 days (Although that would be a good experiment) but I am having a genuine crack at legit structured training. I've been with the team at SquadRun for about 18 months. I first signed up with Kerry and Ali … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training Diary- Week 1
Welcome to the first installment 'Get out there' trail review posts. As a beginner trail runner, there were few things I found more daunting than finding somewhere to run. I was worried I would get lost, that I would run out of water, that I would wear the wrong shoes and the "real" trail runners … Continue reading Get out there: You Yangs- Saddle Back Track
I did it. I signed up for a 100 mile trail race. The inaugural Tarawera 100 mile Endurance Run. And I have 83 days to prepare! (Insert peeing pants emoji here!) I've never ran 100 miles before. I'm an Australian, we run in kilometres. In February this year, I ran my first 100km trail run, … Continue reading I signed up for a 100 mile race…. now what?
I was only saying yesterday that Tarawera 102 k was my heroin and I’d been strung out chasing the dragon ever since. Yesterday, they offered me crack! The Tarawera 100 miler is here! See you down the rabbit hole folks! I’m doing it, I’m signing up, you can read all about my exploits and … Continue reading Trail crack
Ok so I may be a bit of a junkie. I realise that this is like saying I’m a bit of a female or a bit of an Aussie but I think I’m chasing the dragon, the Tarawera dragon! I’m blaming Paul and Tim for introducing me. Every other race before that was just the … Continue reading Missing running mojo
An interesting opinion piece from meat eater Tom Elliot.
“Veganize yo life”- That’s the advice my 10 yr + vegan friend gave me. Being a beginner vegan or newly minted plant based eater is a difficult place to find yourself. On one hand you are super stoked that you have taken a positive step for your health, animals and the environment but on the … Continue reading Veganize yo life!
kudos go out to Subway Australia today! They ditched the plastic bag! This may be old news but I was pretty stoked.
From the surface, it looks like any other road marathon. But the Great Barrier Reef Marathon, held in October in Port Douglas, QLD each year, has a few little features bubbling under the surface that only the astute scuba diver might discover. On the home stretch. Photo- Marathon-Photos.com Before I go into my personal experience … Continue reading Race Review: Great Barrier Reef Marathon