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 development as a resource specifically for endurance-focused type 1 diabetics. Any links you might want […]Read More My Big Red Run Race Report, sort of – 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 you can make. Regardless of what health practitioners might try to tell you, the risks […]Read More Big Red Run, what a brilliant week in the desert by Roger Hanney
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!
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 of hours inland. – Anybody wishing to donate toward the Born to Run Foundation, please […]Read More Toowoomba, diabetes, running, and the Dark Ages
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
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!