The desire to do the Great Wall Marathon was planted in my head after my friend Bec did the run in May 2015. It just looked like such a fantastic challenge that I wanted to sign up on the spot. Later in 2015 I decided to take the plunge and I signed up for the … Continue reading Great Wall of China Half Marathon
I heard many stories about the fun that’s been had at Spartan Race weekends in Austin in the past, so I was grateful to have had the opportunity to join in on the 2016 fun. The race weekend started with the pre-race dinner on Friday night at Bill’s Burgers in Burnet. I joined almost 100 … Continue reading Spartan Race Super/Sprint Weekend (Austin)
After doing BFX in San Antonio a fortnight ago, I knew that I couldn’t just do the Battlefrog Open in Dallas. So on race morning I upgraded to BFX and was ready to do better than before. This time I knew what to expect in regards to the sorts of obstacles and I knew roughly … Continue reading Battlefrog (Dallas)
Event 8 was my first half-marathon for 2016. A beautiful run on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Event 7 for 2016 was a casual 10km run around Diamond Head on Oahu
When a race has multiple distances, most people would sign up for the shortest first and then do a longer version later. It’s a good thing I’m not like most people. I signed up do to Battlefrog Xtreme (BFX) in San Antonio as my first ever Battlefrog event. After doing numerous Spartan Races, Tough Mudders … Continue reading Battlefrog Xtreme (San Antonio)
My first event for 2016 was the Icebug Tussock Traverse in Tongariro National park, New Zealand