Category Archives: running healthy

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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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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The Central Governor: essential food for endurance thought

It’s been at least a couple of years since I last cracked open Professor Tim Noakes’ Lore of Running. This phonebook-thick tome is like the Bible – long, full of stories, relevant to a limited number of people, but well … 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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Australian Diabetes Educators Association: Going Ultra!

Just a brilliant day yesterday. I’ll be writing more this week to try to convey and capture some of the stories I heard yesterday about the battle these committed people are fighting to try to bring type 1 care and … 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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