Author Archives: Roger Hanney

About Roger Hanney

Ultramarathon guy. Wannabe adventurer. HOKA ONE ONE Australia. First Type 1 to complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam. I wanna be a Hardrocker! www.runeatsleeprun.com.

Coast2Kosci 2016 part 1: Slow beginnings

(taken from pages hosted by Medium – https://medium.com/time-to-fly/coast2kosci-2016-part-1-slow-beginnings-4b2282fb7a87#.xwvlsmohg Putting this here now as I’m finally getting the second bit done… similar vibe to Coast2Kosci itself actually) Every edition of Coast2Kosci has a different meaning for every person. For some it’s redemption, … Continue reading

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Ultimate Bear Fight: UTMB 2016 part 2, the UTMBening

Heading out of Courmayeur, the feelings I had were a turbulent mix of elation and despair. On the one hand, I was still in the game. I just had to keep getting to the next checkpoint, the next summit, the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Bear Fight: UTMB 2016 Part 1

The bucket list is an overused way to describe things that people really want to do but just aren’t going to get their shit together to do any time soon. So it’s appropriate to say that UTMB was a bucket … Continue reading

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The Ultra Easy 100km and its gleeful crushing of the ignorant: a race report

You’ve done a 200km mountain run in September, you’ve knocked out a 240km road run in December, there’s a 100km mountain run in New Zealand this weekend and it’s almost February already – what could possibly go wrong? Let’s just … Continue reading

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Tor Des Géants 2015 – part 2 of 3 by Roger Hanney

…continued from Part 1 of 3… The room emptied in a quick if not fully sober fashion into the side alley and once again we were on the run, or hike. With an acute awareness that this might take another … Continue reading

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Tor Des Géants 2015 – part 1 of 3 by Roger Hanney

Tor Des Géants is a single-stage mountain run easily reduced to numbers – 330km, 24,000m D+, 200 miles, 80,000 feet, 850 starters, 6 life bases, time – but that is not the story of the Tor at all. It is … Continue reading

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A Great Weekend in California

I’ve been thinking about getting this blogging thing going again. On the one hand, friends who write well inspire you to get back into the practise. On the other, when they’re doing it so well, it’s good enough reason to share … Continue reading

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