Category: Journey

Running A Lot: The Reality

I increased my running volume by a lot. 4 weeks of running a lot more.Before we hit the lessons learned, let’s begin with the numbers: 4 weeks Total 405km Average 101km per week Each week: 1. 112km 2. 109km 3. 64km 4. 120km Heart rate: zones… almost all mixed...

Lockdown 4.0 140km Running ChALLENGE

I needed a lockdown running challenge. Through 2020 I didn’t take up any challenge or virtual race. In 2021 going into Lockdown number 4 for 7 days had me questioning if I should put so much into long term plans. I’m still training for the Melbourne Marathon in October…...

Achilles Rehab: Running Strength Training

The steps I’ve taken in my Achilles rehab.. In particular insertional Achilles tendinopathy. Some guidelines which may help you with your achilles troubles. One of the problems with the Achilles tendon is as you get older it can get a lot weaker. Running alone will not provide the strengthening...

First Week Of Run Training At Cape Woolamai

My first week of run training went well. The first day of training started with an interval session: 3 x 4 minutes hard with a 2 minutes recovery jog. Performed over undulating terrain this was my first real run. It was a struggle. So much slower than hoped. I’ve...

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...