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Fence Line Track

I’ve got three weeks until the Rotorua Multisport Festival and I haven’t had as much time as I’d like to prepare for that kind of distance on a trail, but I’ve been (slowly) working...

ABC (of me) – Part 1

So apparently personalised ABC’s were a “thing” last year .. I’m not sure what I was doing last year (I was probably standing on my hands) but nevertheless the fad completely past me by...

Omanawanui Track

“Omanawanui Track is regarded by many as one of the secret jewels in the treasure trove of tracks in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. Despite a few steep sections, the track rewards walkers with...

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...

Nathan Sports VaporShadow

I’ve been wearing a hydration pack each time I go out on a trail, not so much because I need the hydration but more so that I get used to running with something on...

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...