Tag Archives: My First Ultra

Surf Coast Century – Don’t loiter at the base of the cliffs

John Jacoby, race director for the inaugural Surf Coast Century Ultra Marathon, described the spectacular beach sections of the course and suggested that staying close to the water and not stopping was good for our health and safety… Hearing these words, and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Rightio… What’s next?.. I know. Let’s run 100km. Follow my journey…..

That’s right folks. This is the next biggy for me this year. There will be some diversions along the way, what with a trail running series, a multisport race and a national Adventure Racing series to fit in as well, … Continue reading

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