Running

Race Report: Adelaide Half Marathon 2019

Sadly this morning's run did not go as well as I had hoped. In fact, I registered my very first DNF. Making the decision to step out of the race was one of the hardest running decisions I have ever made, even though I'm sure I made the right choice. I hate quitting, and after… Continue reading Race Report: Adelaide Half Marathon 2019

Jewel at Changi from T3 Link Bridge
Travel

Singapore’s New Jewel

Singapore is known for its gardens, interesting architecture, food and shopping. Often, these facets of Singapore's culture come together. For example, the purple avatar-like Supertrees, which are soaring vertical gardens at Gardens by the Bay that support a several-story high walkway and restaurant, and are home to a nightly light show. If you have had… Continue reading Singapore’s New Jewel

Running

Half Marathon Training Update #1

It's been one month since I started my training plan and while it is still early days, I feel like I am starting to see some positive results. My plan is focused on keeping my hard days short and quick, and my easy days very easy and slow. The idea is to avoid burning myself… Continue reading Half Marathon Training Update #1

Oakbank Racecourse
South Australia

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival

It's actually pretty exciting, standing on the fresh grass waiting for the rolling drumbeat of the hooves hitting the ground as they come past you while you try to spy if your number is in the lead. Did we win? We won! Or, to be more accurate, we picked the winner. Actually, to be really… Continue reading Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival

Running

Goals and Backing Yourself

One of the hardest things about working towards a goal can be backing yourself. It's also one of the most important. I've said previously that you have to believe a goal is achievable. You also have to be prepared to declare that belief to other people and defend your right to do what is necessary… Continue reading Goals and Backing Yourself