Because Burpees Make Everything Better Blog

Whoosh!

And there goes January .. My resolution for 2017 is that I will not buy myself any new (or used) clothing or shoes. Although most of the “challenges” I come up with are complete...

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...

Pipeline Track – Huia Regional Park

Tramping Track – Pipeline Track is a wide track that branches off Pipeline Road to the junction of Slip Track (2 minutes). The track then narrows and continues over undulating ground, crossing a wooden...

OMG I did a burpee!

On Monday I received an email … How was your first bootcamp session? I gave an honest answer .. Shoot was that today?!?! Lol umm well I’m sure it was great (for those who...

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,...

Rangitoto Coastal Track

This coastal walk passes many remnants of human activity – boatsheds and baches near Rangitoto Wharf, old quarry sites, ruins of war time storage bases for mines, and Yankee Wharf built during World War...

Decisions, decisions

The other day I told you how I went over to Rangitoto to run the Dual Half Marathon course.  We’ll I’m not sure I went into the specifics details, but in short the plan...