Unfortunately my 2016 run at the Surf Coast Century didn’t go nearly as well as it did in 2013. Tom Brazier had a similar experience and we wrote about what went wrong for Ultra168 (link here).
I recently wrote an article to assist with training for the Hounslow Classic for Skyrunning ANZ (link here) and an article on how to execute the race for Ultra168 (link here).
For the first 25km I was feeling great and was right where I wanted to be. But then the wheels fell off and my race deteriorated as I became dizzy and began to stagger.… Read More Buff Epic Trail – Skyrunning World Championships
This was exactly the sort of moment that I’d been mentally preparing myself for; 65km down, 35km to go, Yun and I both hurting, both pushing, neither wanting to be the first to slow.… Read More Ultra Trail Australia
2 years difference, but the same result in the same location: lying on ground, 63km into the Buffalo Stampede unable to continue. … Read More Buffalo Stampede
This wasn’t how I’d wanted to start 2016, but at least I’d had fun along the way.… Read More Ultra Easy 100km
What a year 2015 was, and I’m still not quite sure what to make of it. It was always going to be hard to surpass the high of a World Championship medal, or the excitement of my first research publication that came in 2014…and I didn’t. Yet, I still finished 2015 more satisfied than I began it.… Read More Happy New Year