Category: Expose

The 3 things I can’t run without

I used to have a LONG list of things that I just couldn’t run without – music, sunglasses, hat, garmin, carbs .. 😉 However after having to “suck it up” the numerous times I’d...

Run the year (even winter)

I usually do my “long run” on a Saturday morning, although when I was training for my first half marathon if I’d made plans for the weekend, I would often do my long run...

Running “inside out”

Yesterday I told you how with 1k left of Saturdays 9k run that my knee packed “a sad” although sad probably isn’t the correct analogy, sad (to me) looks like this .. And perhaps...

What I’ve learned about trail running

Although I’ve been running pretty regularly since the end of 2015 I’m only a recent (somewhat accidental) convert to trail running after venturing out with a group into the Waitakere Ranges. Since then I’ve...

Lost in Long Bay

I’ve wanted to run along the Coastal Track in the Long Bay Regional Park for quite some time now. I’d seen photos posted from the track and the views were phenomenal (even though views...

Nathan Sports VaporShadow

I’ve been wearing a hydration pack each time I go out on a trail, not so much because I need the hydration but more so that I get used to running with something on...

Running with a pro

Go Pro that is … I’ve had a GoPro for years now, I purchased one after completing the Tough Mudder Event in Sydney (mainly because all the “cool kids” had one.) Which would have...

The Wet n Wild Orewa

I planned on wearing this …. But the weather gods had other plans!  It rained constantly and the wind!  OMG!  It was so bad, that the event organizers called off the prize giving because...

In it for the long run

So, I’ve been weighing up my options for this weekends Orewa Half Marathon event and honestly?  I’ve changed my mind about 100 times in the last few days .. Option One – The Half...

DNS, DNF or Wing It?

So my don’t do any running prior to lining up for a half marathon “training plan” is going well, although I have become one of those “weird runner types” that looks at other people...