Two obvious tips – don’t do anything in the Canyon in summer, and especially between 10am and 4pm. But surely we’d be mostly done by then… How it all came to be. I was far from ready for Hardrock 2019 with about 2 months to go, but I knew I could still do a solid […]Read More Running from one side of the Grand Canyon to the other and back in the middle of summer. What could possibly go wrong?
Whatever level you’re running out, check out Jess Baker’s guide to training for the City2Surf. There’s universally useful stuff in here for all runners, with some particularly good guidance for beginners and intermediates. City 2 Surf training program (and endurance running tips).Read More City 2 Surf training program (and endurance running tips)
Bryon Powell, host/convenor/kickass-runner of iRunFar.com and author of Relentless Forward Progress just posted pictures of upcoming shoe releases from the Outdoor Retailer Gear Show on his Twitter feed – @iRunFar – with promise of a detailed write-up at iRunFar on Monday (Tuesday Sydney time). Anybody not knowing what the Outdoor Retailer show is – it’s […]Read More First Look at Upcoming Trail Shoe Releases
Just reading this article about how some elites deal with race day difficulties and it’s really worth sharing – http://www.chrissiewellington.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Psychology-of-Stamina.pdf It also makes reference to Central Governor Theory which is something every endurance athlete who’s remotely serious about achieving their goals needs to have a clue about. Was going to write an update last week […]Read More Great Endurance Article & Training Update (M7 too)
I’ve been getting a lot of questions from Sydney runners about the Hoka Bondi B’s. So, instead of feeling like a dirty stalker and asking for everybody’s emails (I have a pair in the van, come and have a look, heh heh heeeeeeeh….) here’s the review. Short version: they take a little time to get […]Read More Hoka’s Now in Australia – Bondi B road shoe review