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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...
“How thing’s are on the sidelines” I said to myself that I was going to study today; so naturally I haven’t actually got much done at all so far and it’s already mid afternoon. Instead of doing absolutely nothing I figured I should do something constructive… As most people will know,...
In my last blog I made the terrible mistake of saying how I had actually had my first winter where I had been able to train right through and I obviously jinxed myself. While competing at the ITU triathlon weekend on the gold coast in the bike race a guy...
Life’s challenges are not suppose to paralyse you, they’re suppose to help discover who you are.” Bonjour! The 7th IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France 6th-10th July 2011 was a marvellous experience! I went with a great group of talented athletes and managers; we bonded so well as a team....
“What kind of crazy nut would spend two or three hours a day just running?” - Steve Prefontaine I have read that this was Pre’s response when he witnessed his high school cross country team training. And I was reminded of it on my regular Sunday long run recently when...
By your own admission you had a “poor” Nationals due to sickness. What happened and how did you recover? Yeah 2011 was a poor Nationals from me based on my performance at the Championships. Everything leading into Nationals was going great. Six weeks prior I had posted a time that...
Hi everyone. Firstly I’d like to thank Runners Tribe and SiS for giving me the opportunity to write this blog and also to Brooks who have been sponsoring me for quite a few years now. For those that don’t know me I’m a distance runner from Inverell, NSW and...
RT: Collis, thanks for your time. Congrats on your 4th consecutive win at the Noosa Bolt. What is it about Noosa, it seems you have a stranglehold over that race? CB: Well I tried three times before I finally got a win and now I don't really want to give...
Our latest blogger, Jacob Birtwhistle, is a name that probably doesn’t ring home for many older runners. However, if Jacob’s junior form is anything to go by then the name Birtwhistle is one that you are going to be hearing a lot in times to come. With 9 junior...
Wins and Losses During the first six months of this year I have had some wins, but also some losses. Here are the highlights and lowlights: Win: I arrived in Falls Creek in better shape than I thought and completed some great sessions. I was only there for 10 days (rather...
                   

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