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X-Adventure Race Dunsborough – Day 2 – a crisis of faith

I went into this event thinking that it will be a good lead up to Marysville 2 Melbourne. Some good coasteering running and mountainbike will be good for the legs. I hadn’t swum much at all but thought, as it … Continue reading

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Back to where it all began, what have I learned in the last 12 months

In 2011, I completed my first Anaconda Adventure race. I remember the awesome feeling of hobbling over the line with Os and Meaghan (You might recognise them as founding members of Australias Least Known Adventure Racing Team – Tuesday Night … Continue reading

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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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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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A Rather Rad Day Out – Salomon Trail Run and Melburn Roobaix

Damn it!!!! I left my number plate at home!!! Just as I arrive at the near pole position parking spot on Yarra Boulevard I realise that in my disorderly haste to pack for the days adventure I forgot the one … 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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Mainpeak Multi

What: Mainpeak Multisport, 133km multisport endurance event Where: From the historic township of Toodyay in the picturesque wheat belt to the popular Houghtons Winery in the Swan Valley When: Sunday, 9 September, 2012 Who: Individuals and teams The Mainpeak Multisport … Continue reading

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On a scale of 1 to awesome, just how awesome is the Salomon Trail Running Series?

I don’t know. I haven’t done it yet. 

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