My brutal gym regime

After doing my half marathon in August, I decided I would like a change of scenery for a while. I didn’t want to get unfit again though, so I joined a local gym. I hadn’t been to the gym for quite some time. This gym was integrated with an aquatic centre too, so you get […]

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Rising above a challenge.

Last Saturday I completed one of the hardest things I had ever done, and it was certainly my most difficult ever run. I ran a 21 km off-road trail through the Whakarewarewa forest, titled ‘We Run the Forest’. The lead up to the big day. I had been training for this event since February, running […]

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Three days until the big day.

So it is just three days until my 21km trail run! Here is a summary of my training last week: Monday: 10km run. Tuesday: 30 minute walk. Wednesday: 12km run. Thursday: 7km run. Friday: 13km trail run. Saturday: Tokorangi Pa Trail Walk (11.5 km). Sunday: Rest. So that’s a lot of running and walking! Things […]

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My first race for 2019.

As part of my training for my half marathon, I thought I’d take part in a smaller 10 km run, as a build up to it. This run was called the Mt Runners and Walkers Half Marathon, but it had 10 km and 5 km options as well. I arrived early on a Sunday winters […]

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My Recent Training.

Running is a hobby which I have a love/hate relationship with. The last few months I have been getting back into it again. I wanted to get my fitness back up again, so I have decided to train for a half marathon. But this isn’t any half marathon, it’s a trail run, in the Redwood […]

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