What’s Going On

It’s been 6 weeks since I made the decision to enter the Tarawera 50km Ultramarathon, so how are things going? Pretty well, thanks for asking. Well, so far anyway. Continue reading “What’s Going On”

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Big Hills, Blow Outs, Blisters, Beers and Tears.

I’m still not sure why I did it, and over the space of nearly 7 and a half hours I thought about it a lot … a hell of a lot. Why The Hillary event? Why the 34km event? And I’m sure I wasn’t alone out there questioning our (poor?) choices at some point. But life wasn’t all bad, the views and scenery was breathtaking, watermelon at aid stations is awesome, everybody out there was amazing and the beer afterwards was quite simply #thetits. There was even a very special moment that I’m certain left no eye dry.

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My How Time Flies

So it feels like just a few weeks ago that I was running walking slogging my way towards to the Blue Lake in Rotorua, but as it turns out it was nearly four months ago (and two months since my last blog post). In contrast it felt like the Hillary event was ages away, there would be heaps of time to get ready. Well surprise Brent, it’s in a week!! And you’re not ready.

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