Monthly Archives: January 2012

The different types of runner – part 2

The Scot Tough as nails and as impervious to the cold as he is to every new fangled running technology in the marketplace: the Scot is a fearsome competitor.  Whether it be snow, hail, sleet, hurricane or pouring rain, you … Continue reading

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The different types of runner – part 1

There are a diverse selection of different people that run.  I’ve dedicated my next 2 posts to detailing some of the vibrant characters you may already have encountered… The A-grade athletics guys This guy has been running since the pyramids … Continue reading

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Motivation – 5 inspirational “Australian” motivational heroes

In the long road towards a marathon you will often find yourself flagging, suffering and finding it hard to draw enough strength to get through the 18 weeks of training, let alone the 26 miles itself. As an Australian, I … Continue reading

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Nutrition #1 – Gel Bars… To eat or not to eat?

A lot of runners are contemplating gel bars for the first time Many runners that make the transition from 10km races or half marathons to the full marathon are very curious about gel bars.  Questions like: “Will I need to … Continue reading

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