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What not to do in marathon training

Remember how at the end of my last marathon, I said that I wanted to run another one in the autumn when the weather is cooler? 671 more words


GBTC XC Festival 5k Recap & Training Update

It’s been a while since I provided a training update, so here goes!

I know we’re already more than a week into September, but it feels like August has hardly ended. 770 more words


It's a Piece of Cake?

I don’t think I’ve ever been so at peace in the mix of chaos in my life. Which makes me realize, some kind of storm is about to hit. 34 more words

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Finding your mental space

There is a reason that the sport psychologist is an integral part of the team for most elite athletes, but finding the right mental focus and mental space is not something that recreational athletes should ignore. 960 more words


Why would you want to do that?

That is undoubtedly the most common response when I tell people that I am going to hike the AT.

Actually, among those who know me well, the most common response is, “but you hate hiking!” Which is actually sort of true, and begs some explanation, hence this post. 640 more words


Training Through Discomfort

On Tuesday I was going strong on one full night of sleep out of the last six and was suffering from day two of a head cold. 582 more words


Anti-Bullying! Take A Few Seconds Out Of Your Day To Support This Cause.

Nearly everyone has been bullied at some point in their lives.  Wouldn’t you like to have support if it happened to you?  Coach Neale Hoerle of the ANU Academy was bullied in his younger days before becoming a martial arts instructor.   67 more words