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It’s hard to believe that merely one year ago, I decided to pursue the sport of athletics full time. Prior, my life revolved around football (soccer) and to some degree it still does. I’ve decided to base my first blog around the past year, a time in which has...
It’s getting to that time of year when many people out there are thinking whether or not to go to train at altitude ahead of the summer track season. Well here’s my two cents worth – if you can’t decide. First thing I’d do is set out your goals for...
Happy December everybody. I hope this finds you happy and enjoying the fruits of Sping. Yes, there’s that word again...Summer is upon us and it must be time to start gadding about without a shirt on – ah, who am I kidding, most of you know that with me,...
Taking Risks As a young runner, I really didn’t know much about racing, training, people in the sport etc. I guess I grew up in a country town playing hockey, backyard sport and watching football etc on TV. As I got into running in my late teens, I really enjoyed...
Hi all, I've written a few posts on this in the past, but I think I'll make this a bit more of a top level guide rather than going into detail on what I eat and when. My diet seems to be the most asked question on my blog, and...
RT: Benita, thanks for your time. What is the latest? BW: I’ve actually been home in Australia for 3 weeks visiting my family in Mackay and Brisbane. Was a lovely time and always enjoy being home and seeing everyone! Was training a bit with my little ‘speedy’ sister in Brisbane!...
Hey guys, Sorry for my recent absence. Had the HSC to complete.   Anyway, I am pleased to say that I am no longer a schoolboy! Last Wednesday’s chemistry exam marked the end to my school days. I know it has been a while since my last blog, but ill try my best...
Decisions & Definitions: The Runner & The Working Man   “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time. It is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” Sydney J. Harris   I run. I have done so for as long as I can remember, and with...
Running in my 4th Olympics was one of my most amazing athletic exeriences to date. After enduring a few tough years personally and professionally following Beijing 2008, I managed to qualify for London 2012, in my first marathon in 4 years in Houston (Jan 15th 2012) running 2:28 feeling...
Things change. Last year my wife, Skye, and I were living in South Yarra, Melbourne, happily car free, enjoying the Botanical gardens and local cafe scene and, of course, the proximity to great places to run. Racing again was far from my concerns, being content to just run for...
                         
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