Category Archives: motivation

100 runs in 100 days

I’m 35 days into my – possibly insane – mission of 100 runs in 100 days. To qualify as a run it must be either 6km long, or 30 mins – whichever comes first. I’m not worried if it gets … Continue reading

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My weekends are a write-off

This shouldn’t be a revelation to me – but it is. My weekends are a training write-off! Once again I planned my training week with a long run on Saturday and a long ride on Sunday. And once again I … Continue reading

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You know you’re in a slump when…

slump [slʌmp] n 1. a sudden or marked decline or failure, as in progress or achievement; collapse You know you’re in a slump when: You’re injured. How could you not be in a slump after getting injured? Hand-in-hand I’m afraid! … Continue reading

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Wanted: Passion

Race Schedule for 2011 These are the races I’m thinking of doing during the remainder of 2011. May 07 – Byron Bay Olympic Triathlon – C race – Goal: fun! Jul 03 – Gold Coast Half Marathon – B race … Continue reading

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Ironman done – What’s next?

In my last post, I concluded that with more of the same training I might be able to get close to sub 11 hours, and with even more dedication and commitment sub 10 hours might be doable. But to get … Continue reading

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Fear of Stepping off the Path

Last week I got an ankle injury. The sensible thing would have been to swap my longest ever training week with following week’s planned rest week. But I didn’t swap – I pushed on and tried to complete the big … Continue reading

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The Week that Wasn’t

It was a crazy-busy week last week. Like all triathletes who are balancing family, work and training, my timetable is pretty tight with only a small buffer available for unusual events. Of course you always get some unusual events so … Continue reading

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