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Neighborhood Running

Originally posted on http://www.thememoryjogger.com.au/neighborhood-running/ on 29 Nov 2014. Even though I have had the opportunity to run in some amazing locations and gaze over spectacular scenery – there have been plenty more runs that are not exotic, but my local … Continue reading

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Rest Day Benefits

Originally posted on http://www.thememoryjogger.com.au/rest-day-benefits/ on 28 Nov 2014. A day off training is somewhat of a guilty pleasure. Not getting up in the dark to head out for training and punishing the body can be nice – but at the … Continue reading

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Trail Running Nutrition & Preparation

When you are heading out for a big day trail running, and by this I mean more than 4 hours, it is extremely important to plan your fluid and nutrition intake.  It is likely that you are burning anywhere from … Continue reading

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1,000 Steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk

As part of the training program to prepare for the Two Bays Trail Run I’ve been trying to include trail runs and hills.  In one of my recent posts I mentioned that I had been training in Park Orchard’s 100 … Continue reading

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Recovery Drink Home-Brew Recipe

I mentioned in my last post that I was reading “The Paleo Diet for Athletes” and that I was using a home-brew recipe for a recovery drink that I found in the book.  The recipe is designed for hard or … Continue reading

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Ready, Set….

Well the weekend of the Gold Coast Marathon is finally here.  Early morning flight tomorrow to pick up our Bibs, Timing Chips and Check out the Expo.  Diane and Stu are running the 5.7km on Saturday.  Kerry runs the half … Continue reading

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Cool running…

You may recall on a recent post ( https://gpontherun.com/2012/06/03/get-up/ ) I was struggling with getting myself up to face the cold for a 3 hour run.  This was my last big run leading up to the GC Marathon as I … Continue reading

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