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Sep 18, 2019

As has become my habit lately, I did a speed work session a couple of days ago. On this occasion I decided on something a little different – a ladder (as it’s called). I ran 400m (80 sec), 300m (61 …Continue reading


Sep 15, 2019

I ran down to Centennial Park this morning to watch the Sydney Marathon. I saw the leaders – a couple of Africans – pass the 19 km marker in 63 minutes. I’ve just looked up the results, and the winner …Continue reading


Sep 9, 2019

This morning I ran the same simple speed work session as I did two weeks ago. At 46 .2 seconds, I was three seconds faster up the hill (210 metres at 10% gradient), and I averaged about a second faster …Continue reading


Sep 6, 2019

I was running through the forests of Kentucky seven years ago. There, and West Virginia, were the closest I got to traditional hillbilly country. Below are some photos and a video of the time. The video was filmed just 10 …Continue reading


Sep 3, 2019

Yesterday I ran a lap of Centennial Park – my first since May 13. I’d decided to run it relatively easily, and would have been happy with a time under 17 minutes. I started comfortably, but at my first checkpoint …Continue reading