Category Archives: Medtronic Global Heroes

The Ultra Easy 100km and its gleeful crushing of the ignorant: a race report

You’ve done a 200km mountain run in September, you’ve knocked out a 240km road run in December, there’s a 100km mountain run in New Zealand this weekend and it’s almost February already – what could possibly go wrong? Let’s just … Continue reading

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Great North Walk 100-miler Part 3: It’s About Time

Octember was really something and I would recommend to anybody that you do this: once a year take something that you love doing, add the challenge of aiming to do it in a way that you never have before – … Continue reading

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Great North Walk 100-miler, racing the clock Sufferfest pt. 2

Just like the miler itself, this race report is taking longer than expected. During this burst of energy our intrepid runner and crew make it to the final checkpoint, Mooney Mooney… When we last spoke, Super Pacer Jess and I … Continue reading

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My Big Red Run Race Report, sort of – by Roger Hanney

Hope you enjoy this write up of last month’s Big Red Run for The Blister, the internal magazine of Sydney Striders. All pics by tog legend Jason Malouin. I’ll also be posting this at type1ultra.com, a new site that’s under … 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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Insulin, Running Shoes, and Penguins

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 … Continue reading

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