Category Archives: ultra

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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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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Diabetes and Ultra Marathon

As promised, for the dedicated type 1 runners out there, here is my PowerPoint presentation from HypoActive’s AcT1vate 2013, at which I had the great pleasure to present a talk on the thrilling adventure of running ultramarathon with type 1 … Continue reading

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Born to Run Foundation launch last night in Sydney

Last night was a really special evening for all of Team Born to Run, our supporters and friends, and the production team behind the Big Red Run, due to be held in Australia’s Simpson Desert in July next year. Organisers … 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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