Jogging and Running: What is the difference?

Jogging and Running: What is the difference?

Less than 8 weeks to go and I’ve just done my Tuesday morning 8km jog that is on my City2Surf training plan (which you can download here). This is the last week of the warm up period of my training plan. If you have been following along with my routine, you...

Noticing changes in yourself: 8 weeks to go

After two weeks of sticking to your routine, you should be starting to get used to it and you should start to notice a number of small changes in yourself; in your weight, your level of fitness and your general state of being. Sure, the runs get faster, longer and...
Would you like a 35 minute run with that?

Would you like a 35 minute run with that?

I love the health tip I got this morning from the Sun-Herald. This article is attributed to Shannan Ponton and Michelle Bridges, trainers from The Biggest Loser. They say that a medium serve of fries will take 35 minutes to run off or 1.5 hours to walk off. (And that...
History of the City2Surf and me

History of the City2Surf and me

The City 2 Surf has formed a part of my life for the last 39 years. That sounds like a long time doesn’t it! When I ran the City to Surf (now referred to as the City2Surf) in Sydney in 1971, it was promoted as a ‘family fun run’. The City2Surf has...
Running as a kid

Running as a kid

My mum emailed me these two old photos of me running as a kid. She is getting stuck into scanning old slides and finding all sorts of interesting old pics. One thing I immediately noticed in these two pics is that I used to stick my little pinkie out on my right hand...
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