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Epic Reflections – Part 7

Walking on Empty (Days 14 & 15) Blog no.7 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun For the fourteenth day in a row the alarm went off early, but I was excited by the prospect of the … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 6

Part 6 – Staggering on (Days 12 and 13) Blog no.6 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun It’s 6am. Yet again I awake in a building that is shrouded in cloud. The sound of rain on … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 5

Part 5 – Digging Deep (Days 10 and 11) Blog no.5 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun Day 10 kicked off with another long drive through mist and rain to return to where we’d left off … Continue reading

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Epic Reflections – Part 4

Part 4 – The cracks widen! (Days 7-9) Blog no.4 in a series about the epic running odyssey that was CoastPathRun Day 7 dawned clear and sunny. We had only about 10 kms to go before turning the corner at … Continue reading

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Everest in a Day (and a bit!)

The idea was simple enough. Find a big hill and run up and down it until I’d done the equivalent of ascending Everest from sea level and come back down again. I figured 24 hours was a good target time, … Continue reading

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All for one, One for all

For some time now I’ve been trying to find the right words to sum up the very special camaraderie that exists amongst us trail runners. But the right words have been hard to find. Then just today a running buddy, … Continue reading

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Round The Mountain

The text arrived as I was driving out to the Waitakeres to attempt my PB on the Hillary Trail last weekend. I was focused on other things but still it got me excited. It came from my good friend Barb … Continue reading

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