Category Archives: Exercise

The view from the Gateway bridge

Went for a ride to the top of the gateway bridge this morning. Great new bike path on the bridge, but horrible to get to – you have to ride down Kingsford Smith drive (one of the main truck routes … Continue reading

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Perfect Autumn day at Sandgate

A great place to stop for a coffee to break a bike ride.

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Bizarre Swimming Experience

Went and did some laps this afternoon and had a very strange experience at the pool. When I got out my eyesight was completely blurry – so much so that I could hardly even find my way over to where … Continue reading

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Injury woes

Well, there has been a lot of silence on this blog recently. But I’ll see if I can write a bit more. Alas, my marathon never happened. My ankle got really sore and I wasn’t able to run for more … Continue reading

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It hurts so bad (it really does!)

I’ve been inspired by Simone to try my hand at lyric writing. What do you think? It Hurts So BadIt hurts so bad,I can’t stand the pain.I’m standing aloneout here in the rain.This cannot bethe end of the line,I’m down … Continue reading

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Marathon in six weeks and I’ve hit the injury wall

You may have noticed a distinct lack of training posts lately. That’s because the news is all bad. A hip injury combined with a very stressful, wet week last week means I’ve hardly been running at all in the last … Continue reading

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New Shoes

Simone and I enjoyed spending some time together today. Among other things we went shoe shopping. It’s only six months since I got my last pair, but when you are training for a marathon you wear down shoes remarkably fast. … Continue reading

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Happy with that

Just ran 20.18km in 1:31.

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Training update

My marathon training has been a bit like my blogposting recently – not very regular. I have continued to struggle with some soreness in my right hamstring as well as with a very busy couple of weeks. This week however … Continue reading

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map my run

Found this cool new website for mapping training runs. And you can post them on your blog! Here is the one I did this morning. <a href=”http://www.mapmyrun.com/run/australia/chatswood/639123957238783434″>04/13/2009 Route</a><br/><a href=”http://www.mapmyrun.com/find-run/australia/chatswood”>Find more Runs in Chatswood, Australia</a>

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