Category Archives: road running

Coast2Kosci 2014 Race Report, by Roger Hanney

Writing race reports after properly long runs easily turns into an exercise in self-indulgence. Let’s face it, there’s a reason the whole world’s eyes turn to watch Usain Bolt run for 9.5 seconds but generally glaze over when runners talk … Continue reading

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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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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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City 2 Surf training program (and endurance running tips)

Whatever level you’re running out, check out Jess Baker’s guide to training for the City2Surf. There’s universally useful stuff in here for all runners, with some particularly good guidance for beginners and intermediates. City 2 Surf training program (and endurance … Continue reading

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Iditarod Superhero Interview

Outside of my family and my physically closest friends, if I was to say ‘I love this man’ it would be about a mad computer language wizard currently trekking through a frozen wonderwasteland on the other side of the planet. … Continue reading

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R4YL hints Hoka OneOne the ‘next big thing’.


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On the way to the 4 Deserts Grand Slam

It’s been an odd year so far. Have never done so much running, but at the same time so little racing. Even with the benefit of large altitude training blocks, the focus has been on improving and maintaining endurance for … Continue reading

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