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 amazing alpine, sub-polar, forest, and desert running around the world in 2012, it’s exciting to […]Read More Simpson Desert, bring it on!
It has been a long time since I wrote here, and it’s going to be just a bit longer yet. Just thought I’d post some fresh pics of what I’ve been up to, because the last 2 months has been MINDBLOWING in the extreme. First, in early October, I went to New Zealand with Hoka […]Read More Grand Slammed? And then some . . . . 2 incredible months.
Last night was a really special evening for all of Team Born to Run, our supporters and friends, and the production team behind the Big Red Run, due to be held in Australia’s Simpson Desert in July next year. Organisers and ambassadors told of their personal connections to type 1, legend Pat Farmer delivered a […]Read More Born to Run Foundation launch last night in Sydney
It’s been an odd year so far. Have never done so much running, but at the same time so little racing. Even with the benefit of large altitude training blocks, the focus has been on improving and maintaining endurance for our desert races. North Face 100 in May was meant to be the release for […]Read More On the way to the 4 Deserts Grand Slam
Sorry for shonky lighting – packing at too great a rate to sort it properly right now. Such an emo day, said goodbye 😦 to someone special at the airport this morning, hardcore day of getting it done on hardly any serious sleep, still going now with a list done but packing hardly started. And […]Read More Thanks Monique & HypoActive. Packing for Twin Cities…
Just a few days now until I leave for an unexpectedly awesome US running extravaganza. The first run is the Twin Cities Marathon, and I’m being flown over for it and shown the city and the course, put up in the awesome Crowne Plaza in St. Paul, fed, watered, and shmoozed all thanks to the […]Read More Twin Cities – Medtronic Marathon – Freaking out!