Category Archives: marathon

Great North Walk 100-miler 2013, Central Coast Sufferfest pt. 1

I have learnt a lot about running in the last month – what it means to me, what I want to do better, and bits and pieces of practical knowledge, the kind that you’d expect to gain from running 3 … 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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The Central Governor: essential food for endurance thought

It’s been at least a couple of years since I last cracked open Professor Tim Noakes’ Lore of Running. This phonebook-thick tome is like the Bible – long, full of stories, relevant to a limited number of people, but well … 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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Diabetic Living Magazine interview

This interview just came out in the May/June issue of Diabetic Living Magazine. It’d be nice if the magazine featured more sports and physiology and fewer recipes – metabolism isn’t all about eating, you know! But it’s good timing. AcT1vate … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Ultra Marathon

As promised, for the dedicated type 1 runners out there, here is my PowerPoint presentation from HypoActive’s AcT1vate 2013, at which I had the great pleasure to present a talk on the thrilling adventure of running ultramarathon with type 1 … Continue reading

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R4YL hints Hoka OneOne the ‘next big thing’.

 

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