Category: Journey

Chasing Moments

Diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer here I am about to go into surgery

Melanoma Skin Cancer – Now Bed Bound and No Running

Bed bound is a change of pace. But when you find out you have Melanoma skin cancer, it’s a starting point. That mole on my leg that I’ve mentioned previously. I had it removed. Then after a wait the pathology results came back. Turns out it was more sinister than first thought and hoped. It…
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running vlog - running vlogger

Running Blog To Running Vlog

Adding a running vlog onto my running blog. Running is a big part of my life. I have taken running seriously for over 20 years. I’m not an elite. Far from it. Very much an amateur. Yet running helps me feel alive. Why A Running Vlog? Last year for my birthday my birthday my family…
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running and skin checks

Running And Skin Checks

In the harsh sun of Australia, running and skin checks should go hand in hand. Interrupting my running to have a skin check. I was actually a little bit nervous.  Take Good Advice I finally listened to my wife and got a skin check. Make sure everything’s all right. Check all the moles and make…
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Prana Running Podcast Consistency and fitting it all in, with Jason Montfort

Consistency And Fitting It All In : Prana Running Podcast

Talking running, nutrition, when things go wrong on race day and plenty more. Consistency and fitting it all in. Listen in to the Prana Running Podcast

Macro versus Micro Running Goals

Running Goals: Macro Versus Micro

Are your running goals defined by times and race distances? Or do you have other criteria?

I was not a runner. I kept running

Not A Runner

Not a runner? Lining Up Thirteen years old and lining up for the school cross country. I pushed my shoe into the muddy ground. Rarely did we have the freedom to get covered in dirt at school. It was a brief thought, replaced with the worry of the race about to start. I was not a runner.…
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You can train all you like, but it takes a race will show up your weaknesses. The Eltham Fun Run did that for me.

Eltham Fun Run 2018 10km: Race Report

The Eltham Fun Run teamed up with the Pat Cronin Foundation to combine health and fitness with a very important cause. Head over to the Pat Cronin Foundation and to help Stop The Coward’s Punch. You can train all you like, but it takes a race to show up your weaknesses. The Eltham Fun Run…
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There is something extra special about the Surf Coast Century. This race has become an annual trip. It is more than just a run. If you want to experience some of the best the running community has to offer, then try out the Surf Coast Century.

Surf Coast Century 2018 Relay: Race Report

There is something extra special about the Surf Coast Century 2018. This race has become an annual trip. It is more than just a run. If you want to experience some of the best the running community has to offer, then try out the Surf Coast Century. Now an annual trip with some mates from…
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What does it take to DNF at a 100 mile race and still be happy? My first 100 mile race didn't go to plan. It was cut short at 110km. In the hours and days following I've gone through a mix of emotions. Mainly flipping between disappointment and happiness. Let's break it down and put it back together.

Hard Core 100 Mile: Anatomy Of A DNF

What does it take to DNF at a 100 mile race and still be happy? My first 100 mile race didn’t go to plan. It was cut short at 110km. In the hours and days following I’ve gone through a mix of emotions. Mainly flipping between disappointment and happiness. Let’s break it down and put…
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Wings For lIfe World Run 2018

Wings For Life 2018

Putting down some big goals for Wings For Life 2018. I hoped to regain the running form from 10 years ago. Back when I had less commitments in life. From where my fitness was back in December last year, it was going to be a very big ask.   The training went well. Each month I…
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