Category: Running

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...

Fastpacking

Fastpacking; a combination of trail running, tramping and camping. I’ve never been a fan of camping – I just don’t get why people would lug what these days are basically huge nylon houses (complete...

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...

When is a half marathon not a half marathon?

I came across the Marathon Investigation blog a few months back, I’m guessing via a Facebook link posted in one of the numerous online running groups I belong too. The intention of this particular...

Trail Running – Getting Started

How do you become a trail runner? Find a trail and run along it .. How do you find trails? The simplest way is to check your local council website РIn Auckland our Regional...

Facebook made me do it

The other day as I was bemoaning climbing a big arse hill out on the trail I thought about how random it was that I even started trail running in the first place. You see,...