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Some say Lucky…

Last night while walking our dog Cora i discovered a 4 leaf clover!!! and in my 37 years on this earth its only the 2nd one i have EVER found, unlike Robin who has a whole collection. I dont beleive in luck AT ALL,… Continue Reading “Some say Lucky…”

Fragile Foot Freakout

ok so I ran this morning for 2 1/2 hrs this morning or at least tried. the last 30mins were complete agony. the first 45 or so was fine but then my foot started hurting… BAD!!! I finally stopped ignoring it and have an… Continue Reading “Fragile Foot Freakout”

back to it

we are on our way back from Pennsylvania after the weekend at Crestfield, one of our camps about 1hr north of Pittsburg it was a good weekend, lots of facilitating EE stuff back into the training tomorrow, I have written a program tentatively through… Continue Reading “back to it”

a few weeks on

Currently at Crestfield a camp and conference center. about a hour north of Pittsburgh. Started running this week and will get abck to full training schedule next week. my left foot hurts and i think i may have a stress fracture and any bruising… Continue Reading “a few weeks on”

Finally Done

Well its over. i finally completed my 1st (& quite possibly my last) 100 mile ultra marathon. Here are a few reflections on the day. Finished the race in 26hrs 26mins. Wanted to go under 24hrs and was on target to do so running about 60-65… Continue Reading “Finally Done”


it’s only a few days until ultra. trying really hard not to eat all the bad foods that I don’t need to. and with tapering I cannot get away with it as much than when training full on!!! the forecast is for some showers… Continue Reading “waiting”


it’s been a weird few days… between the big earthquake back in nz and my hometown then trying to taper for this ultra, recruiting summer staff and maintaining CS2 to continue to be real and relevant it’s a busy time earthquake hit me yesterday… Continue Reading “balancing”

earthquake anxiety

hard to do anything right now with my peeps hurting so bad back in Christchurch NZ wish there was more I could do but there isn’t my family are safe but know that there will be people I know who have lost their life… Continue Reading “earthquake anxiety”

finally tapering

looking forward to tapering for the next 2 weeks the ‘that’ race finally getting here still planning on biking and paddling the same amount. also looking forward to new shoes arriving tomorrow… my feet hurt and ready to retire my current shoes

Clock ticking

well it’s only 2 weeks to my 1st 100 mile ultra and I have lots of mixed feelings about it excited scared wonder why I signed up for this I’ve done heaps of adventure races some lasting 6 days but what is it about… Continue Reading “Clock ticking”