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Race withdrawal – Common-sense or fear?

Daily I struggle with a dilemma. Should I do the Tararua Mountain Race? Am I thinking about pulling out because I can’t get ready in time? Or am I scared? Fear (or the “fear of fear”) is a powerful motivator … Continue reading

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Reuben Race Report

I’m filthy. I’m worn out. My legs and arms are covered in itchy scratches. And I feel bloody great! Welcome to rogaining! Today I got my first taste of a rogaine – a race where you are given a map … Continue reading

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Mountains or Valleys?

Mountains or Valleys? I have a choice to make. A holiday to NZ, a chat with a friend, and suddenly I find myself agreeing to do the 2012 Tararua Mountain Run. 35km over the Southern Crossing of the Tararuas. 2,250m … Continue reading

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