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Wellington Round the Bays – 2020 – My 10km Mental Health Foundation Run

In November I saw a small ad on Facebook for a purple shirt saying “I’m Sweating for Mental Health”. Given that I (quite literally sometimes) have been doing…

Training Complete

A short 10 minute jaunt after paying a visit to Mitre 10 later, and I’ve completed my training plan for the 10km run that sets off tomorrow morning….

Biggest Training Run Yet

It’s 8:40 on Sunday morning. This Sunday, I face my biggest challenge yet. The training run today is set for 60 minutes. One hour. This is a big…

Injury

Hi all, A quick update on the training for you. Unfortunately it’s not good news. On Thursday, in unrelated physical activity (Indoor Cricket) my back gave out and…

Woah! We’re Half-way there.

So today marked a pretty big milestone in my training. Centred around big runs on Sunday, I’ve been looking forward to this one for a while. It was…

Longest Run

I’m back! I’ve still been running my training runs as per the plan, just that I haven’t had the time to write about each of them. Today however,…

Training Run and Weight

So, I’ve decided to track a few things on my way to the goal. One of them is the pace I’m running at, and making sure that it…

Pre Cricket Training Run

So those of you who know me well know that I play for a social Indoor Cricket team. It has become a massive part of my well-being plan,…

Second Training Run

The first ‘back to back’ training session. Not really an issue – the hardest part was jogging at a ‘slow slow slow’ pace (according to the training plan)….

First Training Run

According to the plan, today is the first training run for me. It was a 15minute jog, focussed on jogging for the entire time, which I achieved. Relatively…

Three Hours In…

Seriously!? I’m blown away. It turns out I know some incredibly generous people! Thanks to all who have given so far. I don’t even care how much, every…

Howie Mandel Pushes for Mental Health Reform

We saw this video on Ellen today, in reaction to the recent Las Vegas shooting tragedy. Howie makes several great points in this short interview, and provides a…