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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

Running

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

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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

Athlete

Training

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

Travel

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

(Source: www.timeout.com)

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

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