Author: Burpees For Life

Rangitoto Coastal Track

This coastal walk passes many remnants of human activity – boatsheds and baches near Rangitoto Wharf, old quarry sites, ruins of war time storage bases for mines, and Yankee Wharf built during World War...

Decisions, decisions

The other day I told you how I went over to Rangitoto to run the Dual Half Marathon course.  We’ll I’m not sure I went into the specifics details, but in short the plan...

What’s my name?

Today I headed over on the early bird ferry to Rangitoto – not only is it cheap ($20.00 return for an adult) but as it docks at 8am it gave me plenty of time...

But that’s a resolution ..

In 2013 I gave up on New Years Resolutions, instead I chose one word that would be my theme for the upcoming year. That very first year my one word was balance, the following...

2016 in review

It’s crazy to think that in 2016 I spent 164 hours and 23 minutes running! I mean yes, technically that’s less than 2% of the entire year but it must be at least 1.99%...

Stranger Danger

Whenever I turn up to a trail head at the same time as another person/group I tend to take some extra time to “sort out my shit” so that they leave before me –...

10 Gifts under $10.00

Earlier I wrote about how I came up completely blank when James asked me what I’d like for Christmas this year – however that doesn’t mean that there are not a myriad of gift...

How to PB (twice in one week)

I mentioned in an earlier blog post that James and I ran a modified loop course from the Arataki Visitors Centre in Titirangi, you know the one with the tidal wave sized hill right...