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Ultimate Bear Fight: UTMB 2016 part 2, the UTMBening

Heading out of Courmayeur, the feelings I had were a turbulent mix of elation and despair. On the one hand, I was still in the game. I just had to keep getting to the next checkpoint, the next summit, the … Continue reading

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A Great Weekend in California

I’ve been thinking about getting this blogging thing going again. On the one hand, friends who write well inspire you to get back into the practise. On the other, when they’re doing it so well, it’s good enough reason to share … Continue reading

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You know you’re running 240km when…

So this is it, a week from today, 50 runners each with a support crew tagging along by car will pound out 240km on foot from the south-eastern shoreline of New South Wales to the top of Australia. We have … Continue reading

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Still 100km to get to halfway: Octember pt. 1 The Great Ocean Walk 100

Originally posted on Hoka OneOne Australia:
Between October 12 and November 10, I have set myself the challenge of running 3 100km races and a 174km trailrunning slaughterhouse on one of Australia’s toughest 100-mile courses. It’s a total of 474…

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Big Red: Lessons from a Type 1 Runner

Originally posted on Type 1 Ultra:
This is exceptionally clear and personal storytelling. If you’re someone who loves an adventure, loves a good yarn, or has any interest whatsoever in the most uplifting moments of the human condition, then you need…

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Our Grand Slam Year, in iRunFar.com

Stoked and disappointed. Disappointed that someone outside Team Born to Run has written our year of desert running up before I got to it, but damned if Meghan Hicks hasn’t done this piece justice in her typically superfine style. Stoked, … Continue reading

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Stepping up the training in Minnesota

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