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From hospital to 100 (by Sally Law)

Sometime last year I concluded that my 50th birthday in March of this year would be a milestone worthy of finally knocking off a 100km event. In fact, I thought to myself, why leave it at one and waste all … Continue reading

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Taranaki Up, Down & Around

THE ‘TUDA’ – a training mission for the High Five-0 Challenge  Our pre-mission plan was simple enough – go up, come down, run around. The ‘up’ being an ascent of the North Island’s second-highest peak, Taranaki; the ‘down’, well hopefully … Continue reading

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2013 – The Year of the Streak

From an unpromising start 2013 turned out to be a great year on the trails for me. I started as I don’t like to, with no real Big Goals in place, but a few days in I realised that I’d … Continue reading

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That’s it, I quit! (or do I?)

I’m 12 hours in to the 2013 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon and my chances of meeting my target time of 14 hours are disappearing as fast as the contents of my stomach, which flow like a broken dam on to the … Continue reading

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A Tongariro Epic!

Since returning from the UK in July, after the brutal assault on body and mind that was CoastPathRun, I have little by little been returning to fitness and starting to look ahead to more great running adventures. Ticking away at … Continue reading

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Tarawera Trails

I love weekend training camps. It’s not just the opportunity to spend extended time on the trails, it’s all that goes with them – the camaraderie, laughs, mutual learning opportunities and watching less experienced people grow in confidence. Then there’s … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 8 (The last one!)

The Finale (Days 16 & 17) The final blog in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun Over the course of the previous 15 days I had run, walked and almost literally crawled close to 900 kms. I … Continue reading

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