Category Archives: Training

4 Days to go – Another inspiring prep talk from El Capitan

Dear all, As Team Captain I felt it was my responsibility to send one final motivational email for the big race in 4 days time. The countdown is on.  TNPs have trained, we look lean and fit (I’m not so … Continue reading

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Learning how to turn up to training

The subtle art of coming to terms of not just turning up on the day and bluffing my way through it. It’s coming to the end of my year of adventure as the Banzai Adventurer and I’ve learned a lot … Continue reading

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Who is Phil McCorriston and why is he coming to Melbourne?

Followers of this blog may recall me talking about meeting a guy called Phil at the Mainpeak multisport Race earlier this year. Well he finished 11th there and is heading over to Melbourne later this month to mix it up … Continue reading

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SUCCESS TRAINS: FAILURE COMPLAINS

This is the title of a photograph that a good friend of mine posted recently on Facebook. It inspired me to write an entry on the Banzai Adventure Page. I’ve been thinking a lot about what motivates me lately so … Continue reading

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The quiet whisper of an Ultra – calling my name

Well with only a matter of weeks left, the only thing that separates me from my first Ultra is the Mainpeak Multisport in Perth. It is creeping very much closer. My training is on track, I’ve been getting out for … Continue reading

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5 Days to go… till Anaconda Noosa – Holy Cow! How did I get here?

Months ago I won a competition to that gave me free entry to Rapid Ascent events for a year. Being the last person to shy away from the challenge I decided to do them… all of them. Since then, I’ve … Continue reading

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Salomon Trail Running Series Race #2 – Plenty Gorge – The Mayor of Mudtown

What a great run. This weekend I took part in Race 2 of the Salomon Trail Running Series races at Plenty Gorge in Northern Melbourne. I had never seen Plenty Gorge so was quite looking forward to getting out and … Continue reading

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How to turn Legs into Lead – a run with the Sensational Barry Sisters

This weekend just gone, for my long run, Annie took us out for a long run – which she described as ‘a bit of a challenge’. With only a week to go until the start of the Salomon Trail Running Series, … Continue reading

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Salomon Trail Series race – Studley Park is only 2 weeks away

It’s only a couple of weeks to go til the start of the Salomon Trail Run series for 2012. With that in mind, and starting to build up my weekly long runs ahead of the Surfcoast Century later in the … Continue reading

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