Monthly Archives: March 2013

Week 9 – balance

In project management there is a constant struggle to maintain optimal balance between time, cost, scope and quality. An overly strong focus on one will directly affect the others. For example, I might have an opportunity to produce a million … Continue reading

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Week 8 – true

This above all: to thine own self be true (Shakespeare; Hamlet Act 1, Scene 3, 78-82) A lot of people ask me directly or indirectly why I run – in particular, why I want to run an ultra marathon. In … Continue reading

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Week 7 – walking is not cheating!

This week I introduced racewalking into my long run. It has been a real mental thing for me. I have never stopped and had to walk in any half marathons or marathons, and as my mini-ultra is only 8kms more … Continue reading

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Poll: are you a fair weather runner?

The last few weeks of over 30 degree weather in Melbourne saw a few less people out on the track during the day, but it did pull some folks out of bed earlier to try to beat the heat. There … Continue reading

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Week 6 – capable

“If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” ~Thomas Edison I ‘acquired’ this quote from The Fetch, a website that provides a lot of opportunities for stimulating interaction with others. Most recently I … Continue reading

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Morning runs

I feel very fortunate living in a city where I have the choice to run along a river, around the botanic gardens or along the beach most mornings, and all from my front door. I never used to be a … Continue reading

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February – the month in review

Distance covered: 153.78kms. Funds raised: $670 (see my fundraising page on Everyday Hero to donate). February was the set-up month. It was the month when I set up my running routine (3 x during the week, 2 x on the … Continue reading

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