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Australian Mountain Running Championships I have run Australian championships in distances ranging from 3000m (or 1500m as a junior) to half marathon, over steeples, cross country, track and road, but I have never run an Aussie mountain running championship. With the titles being held in Canberra and the course not...
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...
2013 saw some pretty massive changes in my life. The biggest of these was finally graduating uni. With my thesis due in late November I had a pretty interrupted final few months of the year in terms of training. I was pretty fit in September, but with uni work...
This season has been the most exciting and enjoyable, both on and off the track. It has also been a time where I have endured the most change in what has been a very “cruisy” life to date. I have learned many lessons in compromise and discipline and although...
Started from the Bottom, now I’m here…. RT Journal by Emma Kraft - Runner's Tribe I started writing this blog for Runner's Tribe over 1 month ago and I honestly have no idea why it has taken me so long to finish it and will probably only take you 5mins to...
Hey Guys, I thought rather than writing my usual update I would do something a little different and write about some experiences I’ve had so far this season that I found really interesting. So here goes.. I’ve never really had a problem with motivation but as a young kid I was...
I've been pretty lazy over the last two weeks, not giving anyone much of an update on myself, but you can all relax. I am alive, training well, and counting down the final days to what should be an enthralling marathon. It's been pretty good living in the village, with...
December is a time for numerous festive occasions. For most it’s the ever-eventful work Christmas party that often leaves a shady cloud over the workplace social scene or the high expectations of Christmas Day and New Years Eve that they look forward too. However, for the distance runners of...
Favourite sessions – Surprise Fartlek RT Journal by Russ Dessaix-Chin | The Workout Series If you want to bring a bit of fun and freshness to training, this session is a great one to include in the collection. I’m sure most of you would have guessed how it works just from...
Yes, it has been a long time since my last blog. Blogging is also something that is very uncharacteristic of me, time just seems to always get the better of me and here I am with less than 10 weeks trying to turn things around “pronto” in my aim...
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