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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...

Pipeline Road – Huia Regional Park

(Walking Track) Near the Huia Road and Exhibition Drive intersection, a pedestrian access road leads to the start of the Pipeline Track. Note: No access permitted along this road beyond this point. 2.0km. (Source)...

It doesn’t count otherwise

Although today isn’t an official run day and it was raining, I ran – not that rain usually puts me off running.   After all you’re going to get drenched in sweat anyway –...