St James Stampede 60km

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Well, yesterday I competed in the St James Mountain Sports Stampede Ultra. Originally this race was going to be 50km’s, but due to the ‘weather-bomb’ that had hit the South Island and raised the rivers, the race was changed to a different course which was 10km’s longer. After … Read More

Fuel for Endurance

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One of the hardest things in Endurance sports is finding something to fuel you during your trainings and races. More importantly, finding something that your body can stomach and hold down after 40km’s of running in the mountains! Everyone has their own unique pearls of wisdom … Read More

Does age really matter?

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Being the teenager who nags race directors constantly for race entry dispensations, it’s a coincidence I should be addressing this question. A 16-year-old running trail marathons and ultras? Shouldn’t his parents be preventing this and be worried about it causing injury and problems with his growth? … Read More