The Running ‘Hype’ Cycle – Commercialisation, Considerations and Discussion

If there’s one thing we’ve noticed in the last year or two in the Australian, and indeed global ultra and trail world, it’s the increase in the number of ultra and trail races taking place – due in part to Read More …

U168 News: Inside a Hoka; Monkey-runner

We’ve changed the title, in case you hadn’t noticed 🙂 Thing is, I scout the interwebs for ‘news’ each day and to be frank, some days there just isn’t anything worth bothering with. So rather than bore the pants off Read More …

Daily News: HK Trailwalker; high-up; barefoot; nipples

After a week or two of ‘work getting in the way of my hobby’ 🙂 we’re back to normal service and some daily tit bits to ease you into the weekend. Enjoy… Oxfam Trailwalker Hong Kong kicks off tomorrow. Good Read More …

Daily News: More women; Beer and Running; Non-Runners

Welcome back from the weekend people… five delectable treats to kick off your week… I like articles like this, especially ones that promotes the positives of our sport and encourage more women into it too. Personally I’m fed up of Read More …

Ten simple rules for training

This post is inspired by my new favourite blog in the whole world, the logic of the long distance. I discovered this little piece of wonder on the web a few days ago and the guy who runs it, ‘Jeff’ Read More …

Daily News: Running and philosophy; Lance; 500kms and no sleep

G’day people… some easy viewing and reading for your running pleasure… This is a cracking blog, combining running and philosophy. When I grow up I want to be as clever as Jeff (blog author). Liar liar, pants on fire. More Read More …