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The Nervous Comeback Run

I just ran the 30 min don’t-stray-far-from-home, I-hope-my-injury-doesn’t-reappear run. And survived! What a nervous time these comeback runs are! I’ve had a few false starts over the past 3 weeks, with one 6km run only lasting 600m! After aggravating the … Continue reading

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Surviving an Injury

It’s now two and a half weeks since I tore my right calf muscle. I still can’t run and the my target race (the Gold Coast Half Marathon) is less than three weeks away. And, I’m worried! I’m not worried … Continue reading

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The Dark Times

When I first started this blog, I fully intended to write an open, honest account about both the good times and the bad, the ups AND the downs. That’s turned out to be pretty hard. For starters, it turns out … Continue reading

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My last 5km race

The Morning… The gentle strum of the harp pulls me through the mist and back into my bed. 5:45am. Wake-up time! Today I race! I grope around under the bed for my phone, switch the alarm off and creep out … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 2 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 3 : TAPER (1st of 3) Training Hours: 13:07 (Swim 0:28, Bike 9:18, Run 3:21) Training Stress: 799 CTL Ramp Rate: + 1.2 (to 109.6) Well, this is a week late, but better late than never right? … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 9 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 10 : BASE 2 Swim Focus Week Training Hours: 14:54 (Swim 5:17, Bike 5:35, Run 4:03) Training Stress: 999 Distance: Swim 15.6 km, Bike 157 km, Run 47km The Highlights Biggest week so far. It’s nice to … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 11 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 12 : BASE 2 Bike Focus Week Training Hours: 13:54 (Swim 1:55, Bike 10:41, Run 1:18) Training Stress: 811 Distance: Swim 5 km, Bike 306 km, Run 16km The Highlights Epic bike week. Lots of rides, lots … Continue reading

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