This time last week, I was once again loading up the car with all the snacks and all the gear as I headed into the mountains. This time to the Southern Grampians for the Peaks and Trails 50k. The lead up to this years Peaks and Trails couldn’t be more different to last year. Last … Continue reading Race recap: Peaks and Trails 50k 2023
Training for Ultra Trail Australia, the race I had no intention of doing but got suckered into when someone said I couldn’t do it, is in full swing. Actually, with less than a month to go, it should be almost at the end but I’ve entered the picture smack bang in the middle of peak … Continue reading Race report: Sharpy’s Beer Run 2023
The achievements started small and early. After my last registration at Warby trail fest last year and subsequent tantrum, just showing up felt like something to be celebrated. I arrived the night before, registered, purchased a buff I didn’t need and headed back to my accommodation with a pizza a size bigger than I needed. … Continue reading Race Review- Warburton Trail Fest 50k
I had originally written this post whilst sitting in the terminal at Melbourne Airport patiently waiting for my 11:55PM Jetstar flight to Christchurch to begin our 4th New Zealand trail running adventure. But for some reason the internet ate it, so here we are again! With the NZ trail running season kicking of in Rotorua … Continue reading Trail running in NZ? Tips for Navigating NZ customs
There was a discussion on an ultra running Facebook group recently that sparked my attention. With the Surf Coast Century 100k trail run coming up in a little under two weeks, virgins to the distance are starting to freak out. Nothing new here, I've been a freaking out virgin on numerous occasions myself, it's part … Continue reading Don’t plan to DNF!