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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...

Why I’m never sans phone

My running has been pretty sketchy since the Coatesville Half Marathon because in short because my knees are shite and the last time I tried to run a reasonable distance they once again got...

Cascade Kauri Trail Run

Last week (quite by chance) I came across a trail run for beginners.  The event was set up so that anyone could attend as they had varying route lengths, so I signed up to...

C25K – Week 1, Day 2 (kind of)

I have a confession to make – I have every intention in following the C25K plan – just, kind of, slightly, different than what the OFFICIAL plan states .. Now, it’s not that I...

C25K (take two)

So, it’s pretty clear that these days I’m a “runner” – I mean I can’t actually run for very long without needing a walk break and I’m as far away from fast as it...