Category Archives: Born to Run Foundation

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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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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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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Australian Diabetes Educators Association: Going Ultra!

Just a brilliant day yesterday. I’ll be writing more this week to try to convey and capture some of the stories I heard yesterday about the battle these committed people are fighting to try to bring type 1 care and … Continue reading

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Team Born to Run: Sahara

Unseen video of our Racing The Planet Sahara adventure from October/November last year. See Greg sweat bucketloads! See Jess do Greg-pressing crossfit training! Witness my bag break 20 minutes into the week of running and hear me drop desert eff-bombs!!! … Continue reading

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