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 our desert races. North Face 100 in May was meant to be the release for […]Read More On the way to the 4 Deserts Grand Slam
Sliced by hot awesome partner when they’re making their own lunch to take to work -Large Mushroom -Half Tomato -Fennel Stalks Add -Rocket -Baby Spinach -Sprouted Beans -Diced non-animal-rennet Cheese Dressing -Sambal Olek faceburning chilli (because it’s cold outside) -Lump of miso paste -Half large avocado -Doubledash of blackberry vinegar Seriously tasty, enjoy with a […]Read More AWESOME and SUBSTANTIAL Vegetarian Salad
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
Well, the weekend of Reckoning is approaching. Just want to finish getting my drop bags together and hit the Great North Walk with all lessons learned and physical conditioning on board. Writing for Outer Edge, I had a chance to interview Anton Krupicka a few months ago when putting together this article, Dirty Foreign Adventures. […]Read More Anton Krupicka Interview – the rise of the Euros, US running culture, and 100 milers
Sorry for shonky lighting – packing at too great a rate to sort it properly right now. Such an emo day, said goodbye 😦 to someone special at the airport this morning, hardcore day of getting it done on hardly any serious sleep, still going now with a list done but packing hardly started. And […]Read More Thanks Monique & HypoActive. Packing for Twin Cities…
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!