Category Archives: racing the planet

Sakura Michi International Nature Run 2014 pt.2

by Roger Hanney – with thanks as always to my workplace and insanity-enabler Hoka OneOne Australia – Hoka One One is the only running shoe with enough crazy genius for my liking. Having already run for over 10 hours, thoughts turned … Continue reading

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Sakura Michi International Nature Run 2014

In April this year, ultrahottie Jess Baker and I travelled to Japan for a three and a half week visit that took us everywhere, from Hiroshima to most of the way up Mt Fuji, to a sumo stable in Tokyo … Continue reading

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Speaking about Type 1 for newly diagnosed kids and young adults

If you’re in Sydney and have a family member with type 1 or maybe you’re living with type 1 diabetes yourself, I’d like to invite you to an evening that I’ll be part of on Wednesday November 6 at 6PM, … 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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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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Simpson Desert, bring it on!

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 … Continue reading

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How to: Doing a multiday desert race with type 1 diabetes

So, you’ve got type 1 diabetes and you’re going to run 250km in a remote desert location. Most people have no idea what the potentially dire, life-affirming, and exciting consequences of that choice might be. Never mind them, though, this … Continue reading

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