Don’t arrive on the start line realising that your GPS battery is dead, you had too much McD’s for breakie, you’ve forgotten your running shoes and only have your jandals, your new fluro Nike running shorts are already chaffing, and you have no idea how fast or slow to run … this is where a little practise comes in handy.
By Hayden Shearman // This time yesterday I had never run a trail race in my life. It was race five of the Xterra Auckland Trail Run Series, and although I’ve […]
New to running but don’t know what to eat, how much, and when? Worried that you’re going to be ravenously hungry or exhausted before you’ve even put your shoes on? […]
I’ll be honest with you, my eating habits aren’t always the picture of perfect health. I’m trying but I do tend to use my running as an excuse to eat […]
“If you don’t think you were born to run you’re not only denying history. You’re denying who you are.” – Christopher McDougall A few years ago McDougall’s book, Born to Run, […]
On Sunday evening, 22 December, Kim Allan of Tuakau completed a 500km run. Let that sink in for a moment. Five. Hundred. Kilometres. What’s the longest run you’ve ever done? […]
Some runners hate it; others love it. I personally fall into the latter category but having spent some time running and racing in more tropical climes I can certainly appreciate […]