Monthly Archives: April 2013

Week 13 – breathe

I once read a very simple book on running titled, ‘The Zen of Running‘ by Fred Rohe. The imagery and style of the book very clearly placed this book in the 70’s. Regardless of the rather ‘flower-power’ feeling of the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Victoria – supporting our injured wildlife

I have nearly completed 3 months of my training program for the Tan Ultra marathon. In this time I have covered about 550kms and run for some 3000 minutes or so and managed to raise just a bit over $1000 … Continue reading

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Week 12 – team

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. – Mia Hamm Running is a funny sport. As … Continue reading

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Week 11 – bee larvae

Bee larvae What?! What is a subject like ‘bee larvae’ doing on a running blog??? I will come to that.     : ) Today’s post explores the role of food in my life. From the rational perspective: food is … Continue reading

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Paris marathon to harvest runner’s energy Being an environmentally conscious runner, I was intrigued by this story in the press recently. Although the runners’ feet will only generate enough energy to keep a light globe alight for about 5 hours, … Continue reading

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March – the month in review

Distance covered: 200.63 kms (354.41 kms covered to date from 1 Feb to 31 Mar). Funds raised: $183.78 ($853.78 from 1 Feb to 31 Mar; please see my fundraising page on Everyday Hero to donate). March was escalation month. It … Continue reading

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Poll: does music move you?

As I ran around the lake at Tuggeranong this morning, I passed a lot of runners. Those without earphones in nodded and did the runners’ ‘good morning’. Those listening to their iPod/MP3 player did not. No skin off my nose, … Continue reading

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