Category: Running

Roaming in Riverhead

I’ve been running rambling quizzically in circles while checking my location on the View Ranger app in the Riverhead Forest for a couple of months now and I must say that I often wonder...

Post Rahui Rambling

Since October 2017 when a Rahui was placed over the Waitakere Ranges my trail running exploits have been few and far between. As the Waitakere Ranges are basically my backyard, it was easy to...

Soul running

Remember when I told you all that I love to run? Well after “having to” road run since that day (because I couldn’t justify spending money on fuel to get to a trail, when...

Where to run in Winter

Although running throughout Winter has it’s downfalls (especially if you prefer to run on beautifully scenic (yet mud laden) trails as opposed to firm yet infinitely boring roads) there are some distinct advantages. For...

Whose feet are those?!?!

I recall one Saturday morning when I was out running with James, he said something along the lines of “you only have one speed” .. He didn’t mean it in a derogatory way, he...

Trail Running Solo

A few weeks back I was following a thread on Facebook asking women how comfortable they felt running trails alone and I was quite surprised by the number of woman who won’t, even in...

Beating the sun

I watched this amazing documentary today about a relay race where teams circumnavigate the 150km around Mont Blac on the longest day each year. The event is called “Beat the Sun” and the first...