*Thanks for the title Graeme!
Date: 14 January 2014
Some members of the Manawatu Trail Runners FB group: Suzanne, Nikki, Amanda, Brett, Wouna, Gerry and Michael. 1,558 more words
I thought about putting these marathon training weekly recaps on hiatus. Some things you have to live through before you can write about them. As the long runs are getting longer, and I’m revisiting some old familiar demons of doubt and fatigue, … 940 more words
It’s the start of the year so a good time to sit down with a cup of tea, ignore my dissertation, and think about what I wan’t to get out of 2017 running-wise. 1,120 more words
Let’s be clear from the start. I am not a trail runner. Never have been. Never will be. I don’t like the concentration it requires, I don’t like the constant risk of injury, and I don’t like growing itchy beards, and running wearing a camelback and old hiker’s shorts. 2,668 more words
On Sunday 21st August, the Mudgee Marathon was held. It is an event I had participated in for the previous 3 years. This year, I couldn’t bear the thought of the long drive out to Mudgee by myself, so when I found out there was a Marathon closer to home that I had not run before on the same weekend, I jumped at the chance to try something new. 353 more words