Jun 25, 2017

Another tough day. The course was a little easier, but the cumulative effect from yesterday has left me pretty sore and tired. I finished 4th again in 4:29:02, but at least I was closer to the first three this time …Continue reading

Jun 24, 2017

Wow, what a day!!!! And what an event. The terrain makes this the toughest race I’ve ever attempted, multiplied by a thousand. This course is really, really hard. But the people are great and the race organisation is second to …Continue reading

Jun 23, 2017

I am now in Birdsville, awaiting the start of the Big Red Run tomorrow morning. My glute didn’t appreciate the long plane journey yesterday. Hopefully it won’t play up when the race starts. Birdsville is a truly iconic location, especially …Continue reading

Jun 21, 2017

I leave for Birdsville in a few hours. It’s not an easy place to get to. I’ll be staying overnight in Brisbane in order to catch an early flight to Birdsville, which takes about seven hours in itself. I’m guessing …Continue reading

Jun 19, 2017

It was a big weekend. After Friday’s tough hilly 50 km run, I cycled 135 km on Saturday, which included a very steep 5,000 feet ascent. The climb up Jamberoo Pass was extremely hard, but at least the descent was …Continue reading