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QTS#5 Robina Sprint Tri 2017

1:07:52 – Swim 12:40, Bike 35:54, Run 19:16 My last triathlon was April 2014, so it’d been almost 3 years since I’d toed the line. I hadn’t done any specific training for this race, and no taper – it was … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Bulletin 10km

Time: 36:39. 5th overall from 634 finishers. 1st in Age Group. The quest for a podium place continues! Although I finished 1st in my Age Group and 5th overall, this was a Fun Run so there were no Age Group … Continue reading

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Luke Harrop Sprint Tri 2014

1:06:55 – Swim 13:57, Bike 35:25, Run 17:33 Almost a podium. ALMOST! I ended up 4th place in my Age Group, only 12 seconds off 3rd. That’s pretty darned exciting for me because I’ve never podiumed in any race, ever. … Continue reading

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Ultramarathon

I went into this race SCARED, so scared that I almost didn’t go into this race at all! The biggest challenge I faced in my maiden 50km race was the mind games that happened before I even got to the … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Marathon 2013 Race Report

3:38:09 Ouch! I guess I’ve officially done a marathon now. As expected, running a marathon, with no marathon training, meant a very painful final hour. It’s a familiar story: I was feeling great up to the 30km mark, and then … Continue reading

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Byron Bay 2013 Triathlon

2:11:31 The rain crashes down around the car, streaming over the glass as the windows fog up. “I guess we’d better head over to transition…” says Mike. Neither of us are keen. It’s 10 degrees colder than yesterday and we … Continue reading

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Mooloolaba Triathlon 2013

Time: 2:20:27 – Swim 29:01, Bike 1:05:16, Run 42:38 I wasn’t going to write anything about this race – but they took such a great photo I had to! I’m going through a period of race-malaise. Races are neither inspiring … Continue reading

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Hervey Bay 100 Race Report

It was great to finish, but… Hervey Bay is a beautiful place. It’s a few days after the race and we are still here – relaxing by the pool, strolling along the beach, playing at the free water-park, coffees overlooking … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Half Marathon 2012 Race Report

1:22:54 (or 82:54 if we wanna be one of the cool kids). This was a surprising and brilliant result for me, and I’m still a little stunned. This morning I felt so flat, I felt I’d sabotaged my preparation, and … Continue reading

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Byron Bay 2012 Race Report

2:11:17 This race almost didn’t happen. A brutal headcold strangled me the day before the race. I simply couldn’t race. I went to bed early and miserable, knowing I was going to have to pull out of my only A … Continue reading

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