It’s been a smashing three weekends in a row of races for me with weekend one being the Luke Harrop Memorial Triathlon 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run, weekend number two the Queensland Cross Triathlon Championships 1km swim, 28km MTB and 10.5km trail run and finally weekend three the Rogue 24hr Adventure race! Talk […]

Magnetic Island Adventureton should be called the ‘Sufferthon’ This was my feeling at the halfway point of the final run when goose bumps appeared all over my body-the bodies response to elevated core temperatures in an attempt to raise the skins surface area to  cool down. The race started at 7am to a revised paddle […]

So good to get back on the proverbial horse today after an enforced break over the weekend. My knee was giving me some strange pains after a gumby mtb fall and some over tight bits an pieces. I was particularly down about missing the Gatorade Sprint Triathlon on the weekend after having made some good […]

“The greater good” that’s what I’m telling myself at the moment as I have just pulled out of the Gatorade Sprint Triathlon Tomorrow (13th Jan) to try to repair my leg from a bit of over training combined with a silly fall off my mountain bike. I have put a fair amount of work into […]

The thought of writing a blog for the sake of it sometimes seems a little narcissistic to me but I must confess blogs can be useful and are sometimes entertaining if you follow the right ones. Keeping mind that the majority of people that make the effort to visit this site and even more so […]

I didn’t feel like doing anything on the last day of 2012 so that helped me choose a song for this video- a two hour trail run on Queendlands beautiful Gold Coast hinterland. I wore the Hoka One One Stinson trail shoe.. review soon.

Time to Fly is the Hoka One One shoe company slogan and I have to say it’s not bullshit. “I’m back running sessions I haven’t been able to do for 10 years!” I’ve been running in the Hoka One  One shoes lately and I have to say they have re invigorated my running training. I […]

December 6, 2012 2:13 am Mark Webber Challenge Report t was always going to be a challenge for me personally with limited preparation time but I was never going to let that stop me. The interesting thing for me was the type of fitness I carried in to the event. My general aerobic conditioning was […]