Category Archives: Big Red Run

Speaking about Type 1 for newly diagnosed kids and young adults

If you’re in Sydney and have a family member with type 1 or maybe you’re living with type 1 diabetes yourself, I’d like to invite you to an evening that I’ll be part of on Wednesday November 6 at 6PM, … Continue reading

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My Big Red Run Race Report, sort of – by Roger Hanney

Hope you enjoy this write up of last month’s Big Red Run for The Blister, the internal magazine of Sydney Striders. All pics by tog legend Jason Malouin. I’ll also be posting this at type1ultra.com, a new site that’s under … Continue reading

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Big Red Harlem Shake

Yes, this features a unicorn pimp surrounded by cheerleaders and I’m not sure I really agree with the Super Mario selection but nobody can argue with a fireman and a giant chicken, and EVERYBODY who ran in the Simpson Desert … Continue reading

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Big Red Run, what a brilliant week in the desert by Roger Hanney

Before reading any further, if you are living with type 1 diabetes, please know that you aren’t allowed to use it as an excuse – for anything. Hitting the ‘Quit’ button because you have type 1 is the biggest mistake … Continue reading

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Simpson Desert, bring it on!

Stoked! This is it! 4am alarm clock kicked us out the door in Sydney, early flight to Brisbane, and now we’re in the minivan and taking turns at the steering wheel on the way to Birdsville. After a year of … Continue reading

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How to: Doing a multiday desert race with type 1 diabetes

So, you’ve got type 1 diabetes and you’re going to run 250km in a remote desert location. Most people have no idea what the potentially dire, life-affirming, and exciting consequences of that choice might be. Never mind them, though, this … Continue reading

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Toowoomba, diabetes, running, and the Dark Ages

Over the weekend I had an eye-opening experience, thanks especially to diabetes educators, young kids with type 1, and their families and supporters in and around Toowoomba, a large country town just north of the Queensland border and a couple … Continue reading

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