TCS New York Marathon

TCS New York Marathon

New York Marathon is one of the Abbott World Majors Marathon events and sees athletes from all around the world unite in the first weekend of November in pursuit of that highly desired star of six. For this reason, it like the other five marathons is not a marathon...
City to Surf

City to Surf

Held in Sydney each August, this years event represented its 49th year. Once again the event was a sell out with over 80,000 participants making it the worlds biggest fun run. My husband and I travel up each year for this run and this year was our 8th year. Over that...
Ulverstone Marathon

Ulverstone Marathon

I decided to go up to Ulverstone and have a “crack” at the Ulverstone Marathon with another Hobart runner. The event is organised by The Professional Cross Country club of Tasmania (PCCCT – more details and links below). The Greg and Dianne Woodhouse marathon runs...
Fuelling during training

Fuelling during training

For purposes of this article, let us establish that “during training” does not mean during one singular run. Training for an endurance race or event takes many weeks of solid training runs strung together, and it is in these weeks we can create even more fitness gains...
Adelaide Marathon Running Festival

Adelaide Marathon Running Festival

Held on Sunday 26th May 2019, this year was the events 41st year. Organized by the South Australian Road Runners Club the festival consists of a full marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5km and a 2km event for the under 12s. There really is an event for the whole family...
2018 – Peter

2018 – Peter

Peter’s journey towards completing a marathon has been years in the making.  In 2012 he decided to get into running and signed up for the Cadbury 10km events, little did he know that 7 years later he’d be tackling the full 42.2kms.  Always active as a...
2018 – Anthony

2018 – Anthony

Anthony turned to running as a way of getting fit after having a heart attack. Anthony recalls his first ever run – “I ran /walked Devonport park in 55 mins and thought I was gunna die”.   He stuck with it and eventually those times came down and he...
2018 – Annie

2018 – Annie

Annie is a self-confessed fun-run junkie and a regular fixture on the Tasmanian fun-run circuit. Thriving on a challenge, Annie gradually increased her running distances and built up to a 25km trail run.  Annie loves to work towards goals using her grit and...
2018 – Holly

2018 – Holly

Holly has always been active, even playing Hockey at the State level. Goal driven and focused she’s always challenged herself to enter events whilst juggling a full time shift work in a demanding role and a very young family.  After completing various local fun...
Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon

The Tokyo Marathon held on the first weekend of Spring attracts over 40,000 runners from all over the world. Tokyo is one of the six Abbott marathon majors and sees runners of all abilities chasing their six stars in pursuit of the six star majors medal. Consequently...