Five years ago I was most of the way through a Masters in Environmental Law at Sydney but losing the drive to see it through. Now, I run up to 280km per week and race ultramarathons in exotic desert locations around the world. What happened? The answer isn’t what you’d expect, believe me. Aged 33, […]Read More Insulin, Running Shoes, and Penguins
This is it. This is your Sunday. Your Race Day to make of what you will. whatever you came here for, whatever you came here to do, this is it. This is your moment. are you here to complete? Are you here to run until you blow up? Are you here to crush a time […]Read More THIS IS IT, RUNNERS
I can’t feel my hands *chomp* *guzzle* *chomp* *hurl* *chomp* Got a new carb loading technique going on here in the land of friendly strangers and cheap junk food. Basically, take a bunch of insulin then eat like you’re trying to keep up with it. Because you are. Tempted to bust Red Bull Cola open […]Read More Twin Cities Marathon, carb loading
It’s now Thursday September 29, 4:40am and I’m in my room on the 20th floor at the Crowne Plaza in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Twin Cities Marathon is about 74 hours away and I’m really looking forward to just pushing my shorter faster limits as hard as I can manage. But I’m also loving the […]Read More Arriving in the US, Twin Cities Marathon Approaching.
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!
Damn sloppy – too much running, not enough blogging? Ha, no such thing as too much running. And I certainly haven’t been doing it if there is. It’s a nervous exciting freaked out busy time. Heading off in 2 weeks from today to run the Twin Cities Marathon thanks to Medtronic and their Global Heroes […]Read More I Owe U One Post