Tag Archives: trail running

Watch your Step!

Is your foot landing where you think it is? Several months ago I made an interesting discovery. I was running a pretty rough trail in Nerang Forest Park. Big loose rocks littered the fire-road, and beneath them were ruts and … Continue reading

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Trails and tribulations with the Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 1.0

As I assemble my trail running gear and reach for a hydration pack, the SJ Ultra Vest presents a conundrum. On one hand, this is simply the most comfortable, lightest and least noticeable pack I’ve owned. But on the other … Continue reading

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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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The Daily Run

I’m just back in from my 31st day of running in January. I’ve run every single day of 2013 so far – at least 1 run per day, with a minimum of 30mins or 6km. It’s known as streak running, … Continue reading

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Running the Warrie Circuit – Springbrook National Park

I’ve wanted to run the 17km Warrie Circuit in Springbrook for ages, and today, with the wife away and the kids in kindy, I finally got my chance. The Warrie Circuit starts at the Tallanbana picnic area off Springbrook Rd … 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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