25km Done :)

On Sunday I finished the Woodford to Glenbrook Classic. It is a 25km trail run for Careflight in the beautiful Blue Mountains of NSW, starting at Woodford train station, running along The Oaks Firetrail and finishing in Euroka clearing at the bottom of the trail. This event is open to …

2 Days to Go

It’s only two days until the Woodford to Glenbrook. I am slightly worried that 25km might be just a bit too far for me. I would have liked to have done at least one more long run around the time I hurst my ankle to prepare but I guess I …

Back on my Bike

Given I hurt my ankle on Monday and today is the first day it hasn’t hurt, I decided I shouldn’t push myself and would finally go on the bike ride I have been promising myself I would do for months. So I got out the bike, pumped up the tires …

Nooooo……Injured

It is now less than two weeks until the Woodford to Glenbrook Classic and I had planned to do a 15k run today. I am thinking I will try the 15km at the end of the week for my long run providing I feel OK. I will then try and do …

Running with the dog

At the beginning of 2013 I decided I was going to try and do a lot more exercise outdoors, away from the gym. I much prefer to exercise in a natural environment and find gyms far too stuffy for my liking (specially when someone wearing overpowering perfume climbs onto the …

100K in May and Feeling Crappy

I managed to meet my 100K in May target (weekly target of 25k). I ran the last 5k needed on the 31st of May just so I could get it done. Looking at the distances some people run in a month on Strava is quite incredible. I can’t imagine being …