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We tend to convert ideas in beliefs, and beliefs into religions. You see, ideas are sticky and they love to unite creating systems. You become vegetarian, vegan or paleo and, in days, after a couple of Google searches, you turn yourself in the new member of that specific religion. 91 more words


The first part of the year I spent a lot of time increasing mileage. And it wasn’t always enjoyable either. While I increased my mileage, I had to deal with IT band pain and a constant weight battle. 496 more words


Dispatches from the Himalayas: Training

31/7./16- Pensi La, 4400m

Despite the altitude tonight’s sleep was good. Must be due to the exertions of the day before. After breakfast, we wandered down to the expedition’s nerve centre. 1,062 more words

Trail Running

lows and a high of Nepal

None of the places I have lived I ever really leave. None of them are a source of much happy news. Despite my widely acknowledged sunny disposition. 1,174 more words


Kurnell to Cronulla, mid-week adventure

A rare novelty, I was 7 mins early for my 4:30pm train to Cronulla. The grand plan for tonight was to run the coastal tracks and meet up with a friend at sunset, who’d be out at Wanda doing some sand dune hill reps for an upcoming race !?! 468 more words


“Emotionally charged events are better remembered, for longer and with more accuracy, than neutral events.”


Bimbler's Bluff 50k (or 52k, but who's counting?)

(photo credit: Cindy Bourassa)

Well I certainly picked a doozy for my last big trail race of the year. Bimbler’s Bluff 50k(ish) in Guilford, CT is billed as “an off road foot race through several inter-connected woodland preserves in southern Connecticut. 1,885 more words