Tag Archives: Great North Walk

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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Great North Walk 100-miler 2013, Central Coast Sufferfest pt. 1

I have learnt a lot about running in the last month – what it means to me, what I want to do better, and bits and pieces of practical knowledge, the kind that you’d expect to gain from running 3 … Continue reading

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Beating blisters on the trail: Sealskinz Waterproof Socks.

Many elements go into properly screwing up your feet on a long run – poor conditioning, bad hydration, poor nutrition, weather (extreme heat or rain), environment (puddles, creeks, etc.), inappropriate gear choices such as bad sock/shoe combinations, even slightly wrongsized … Continue reading

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