On what was a rather cold night in February 2017, I simply needed a break from Instagram. In the weeks prior to this a created the #whatifirunyou movement which went viral. It was an amazing time and experience which I would love to revisit one day. In short, #whatifirunwithyou was runners simply dedicating their run … More Your Instagram account has been temporarily disabled
Maverick what? Maverick Race are all about celebrating the beauty of the British countryside. That’s why they chosen some of the most iconic areas that Blighty has to offer for their trail running series. They’re not elitist though which is why they’ve made them accessible to runners of all levels. With multiple route lengths to … More Maverick Race Cotswolds- Trail event or a muddy slip and slide?
I don’t usually put a disclaimer on my blogs. Most of the time I let you get a paragraph or two in before I start dropping f bombs like it’s going out of fashion. Anyways, just read the full paragraph as it all makes sense at the end. Spoiler alert; I’m a hypocrite… Looking back … More The truth about the bullshit 5am run club
I was 17 when I joined my first gym in 2004, Fitness First in Sydney. My gosh what a mistake that was. It was $70 a month (£37) on a 12 month contract. I have no understanding what a 12 month contract was, plus I lied about my age as you needed to be 18 … More New year, new bullshit?
I’d like to think that we all have watched The Barkley Marathon documentary. For those who haven’t, it can only be described as a trail event that is designed to destroy those who dare enter it. There is no set route, instead markers and you make your own way around to all of them. And … More I entered The Barkley Marathon version of orienteering
“I’ve never seen a fat skeleton before” In high school (16 years old) I was that person who was the best swimmer and runner. Sports was everything to me and I even went on to represent my school and district in special carnivals. My claim to fame is that I ran on the Sydney 2000 … More Today I was called fat.
The next 14km’s took me 5 hours, it was here my DNF awaited. In 2018 I arrived to Race to the Tower on the back of two DNF’s (Did Not Finish). For some stupid reason, I was full of confidence even though I didn’t train for it. When I say ‘didn’t train’, I mean, I … More The only way I could finish was to first DNF
In April 2014, I walked into Anytime Fitness Adelaide City and did my first run on the treadmill… naked. Last year I was at a gathering when the topic of running came up. I mentioned that I recently did a marathon in Switzerland. A wave a disbelief came over the conversation and then even more … More No offence, but you’re too big to be a runner…
Last week I shared on Instagram that I had started a blog. Following this I received some wonderful positive messages along with many requests of topics to write about. One request was actually one that I very rarely get asked about. It was one that has had me thinking ever since the comment appeared on … More How I found my Ridgeway life…
It wouldn’t really help if I told you that I’m wondering that as well. If you ask my brother, he would just laugh. If you ask my fiancé, she’ll tell you I’m the one who sometimes unpacks the dishwasher. If you ask my son, he’ll tell you I’m the one who he does ‘adventure running’ … More I guess you’re wondering… who am I?