Category: Blog

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...

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...

A few on Friday – Episode 1

Invariably there are times throughout the week where I do/think/investigate/come across things and think to myself “oh I must write about that” but for various reasons don’t get around to it. So I thought...

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...