Auckland’s, maybe the North Island’s toughest Ultra? Quite possibly. Well, finally, after overcoming the postponements for distancing 😷 (COVID) and then pest eradication, race day arrived for the Hunua Hillbilly. After dosing off at 21:30, I gave up trying to sleep about an hour before my 02:30 alarm. Peanut butter sandwich and long black ☕️Continue reading “Hunua Hillbilly – Unapologetically Tough”
Category Archives: Running
Why do I run?
I ran for weight loss, to escape, to get somewhere. I run for the friendships, the discomfort that makes you feel alive, the ‘what ifs’…
Auckland Marathon 2021
With an extra 6 months of anticipation, Matt, Gene and I headed to the start line nice and early for the 2021 Auckland Marathon in Jan ’22. The added luxury of a car ride to the start line instead of a bus from Albany meant we missed out on all that nervous tension. That tensionContinue reading “Auckland Marathon 2021”
Kauri Ultra 68
68 kilometers, 2553m climb and 7563 calories later…
Delegate or DELETE
“It is not daily increase but daily decrease, hack away the unessential. The closer to the source, the less wastage there is.” – Bruce Lee
Auckland Marathon 2019
With the 12hr done, my last long race of the year is the Auckland Marathon. A very different event. Brutal, but fun.
Sri Chinmoy 12hr Race Report
A departure from marketing and management to record one of my recent passions, running. In July I was invited to join a group of enthusiastic amateur runners, dads that fit running in around their kids, work and life called the Night Ninjas. The orange and black top, I wear with pride. We may not beContinue reading “Sri Chinmoy 12hr Race Report”