I first started blogging back in April 2017. Back then, I was outwardly Christian, and I regularly attended church. The problem was, I no longer believed in the religion which I once embraced; I hadn’t believed in it for years. In fact, I decided I no longer wanted to be a part of it all […]Read More I am no longer Covert.
I have been doing running on and off for the past four years, but recently I have been getting into some off-road trail running. In fact, last Saturday I ran a 21 km trail (or was it 23?) in a forest in Rotorua. You can read about that here, if you haven’t done so already. […]Read More Four things I learnt doing a 21 km trail run.
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 […]Read More Rising above a challenge.
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 […]Read More Three days until the big day.
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 […]Read More My first race for 2019.
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 […]Read More My Recent Training.
I don’t usually write about these things but it’s something which I have taken more of an interest in the last few years. I like to frequent the gym (but I’m not like Arnie), as well as go running and hiking from time to time. Here I am going to share some of the things I […]Read More What I have learnt about trying to get healthy and fit.