My favourite thing about this photo is that the pain of those last hard kilometres are over even though I haven’t crossed the line yet, because I know that I’ve already finished. It’s done. The hardest thing about any race is the pacing. You’d think it would be the training.
This week, I’m talking about the taper We have so many people heading to the Gold Coast this week and for many people the end of the training cycle is the most mentally challenging. It’s where all the doubts come in. Phantom illnesses come in. Phantom injuries. And in general
I’m fond of saying that my running superpower is recovery. I like that superpower because running is my favourite, so I enjoy bouncing back quickly from events. Because that means I get to run more. It’s probably also why I like the half marathon because it’s not as brutal a
It is so lovely to have Ness from A Girl Who Loves to Run sharing her 50km story with us today. She’s had an amazing year and has been such an inspiration to so many people. I got to share 21 kilometres with her in Sydney and now you get
Melbourne, here we come! (Well Kate is already there) but I am definitely on my way on Friday. And this is officially six months of podcasting, which seems like a big achievement! So this week we talk a bit about: Our favourite events Our worst events Why flat running is
I’ve had a long time to think about racing. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with it at the best of times, so much so that this year I haven’t been racing at all – I’ve been entering events and running them, but I haven’t been racing them.
I was talking to someone in Far and Fast this week and they were trying to get a handle on what they should be eating for training and also, for a race and wondering why training nutrition is so different to pre-race nutrition. It’s kind of hilarious really, you eat
I think most people going into a run have an idea of a finishing time they’d like to achieve. They know what their training runs have been like, they have a general idea of what their body is capable of and a great run is a great acknowledgement of that
I entered a lot of races this year. And it was a whole lot of fun. I did: Sports Super Centre Fun Run Series – 8km Sports Super Centre Fun Run Series – 10km Nerang 25km Trail Gold Coast Bulletin Half Marathon Great Ocean Road Half Marathon Gold Coast Airport