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Mitigating the Challenges of Ultramarathons

Never Wipe Your Ass with a Squirrel (2013) by Jason Robillard

This guide to ultrarunning is down-to-earth and unique. Robillard offers a fresh perspective on running factors such as distance and cut-off times, terrain and weather, and pacing and strategy. 370 more words


My First Half Marathon

On Sunday I ran my very first half marathon.  It was long overdue!  I had promised myself that sometime in 2017 I would make it happen and thankfully it happened just before the year ended otherwise it was going to be one goal that never materialised.  594 more words


Hit the Ground...Strength Training?

My first race of the spring is two months away and I’m already thinking of preparation. If I was running a longer distance, I probably would’ve begun training months ago, but this upcoming race is only 3 miles long. 226 more words



Forgot to log this from yesterday. This was a 20-minute non-stop run. On a treadmill not so bad.

Just about to do my run for today.

Fitness & Health

The Chengdu Experiment

Getting there

After our first overnight train experience four nights earlier, we felt a lot more prepared for our sixteen-hour-long second bout. We had learnt the Chinese symbols which would allow us to find our designated beds, stocked up on a single large packet of spill-proof food and made sure to have our toothbrushes and pillow cases easily accessible in our day bags – bring it on! 2,155 more words


Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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A triumph of comic irreverence and dramatic purpose, Episode VIII dazzles like the sci-fi saga hasn’t in decades.

Rolling up with the kind of intergalactic swagger that gives us a cosmically infuriating phone prank within the first five minutes, ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a work of supreme confidence: witty, wild and free to roam unexplored territory. 525 more words