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Finished my 43rd City2Surf

Finished my 43rd City2Surf

Only Seven More to Go It was another perfect sunny City2Surf day in Sydney. I was pleased with my preparation and expected to run the 14k fairly comfortably in under 80 minutes, but things started to go wrong on the Wednesday before the event. I went for a slow...
Back In My Day… A Different Perspective

Back In My Day… A Different Perspective

It has been a busy few weeks for me, peppered with media interviews about the City2Surf and my upcoming book, Begin With The End In Mind: The Untold Story Of The City2Surf. I’ve been interviewed by The Canberra Times and The Sun Herald and chatted with Dicko and Sarah...

City2Surf 2010 – The World’s Biggest Fun Run

Two weeks before the start of the 2010 Sydney City2Surf, the organisers had to close entries when numbers reached 80,000. To manage a crowd of 80,000 on foot 14km through city streets and then get them back home is no mean achievement – congratulations to the...

Cut minutes off your City2Surf time in only 24 hrs

Well, here we are Saturday morning on the day before the 39th City2Surf and it is time for my Number 1 tip to strip minutes from your City2Surf time. How to avoid the Vindaloo Line I just made that up’? (I had a particularly hot vindaloo last night, and I know...

One week to go – Relax

The City2surf is only a week away. If you have been able to stick to the training plan, you are now about as ready as you are going to be, so this last week is a relaxing one. That doesn’t mean you do nothing, it just means you do a light workout every second...

City to Surf training plan – Stage Two

With seven weeks to go, you should be feeling a starting to feel a sense of achievement and hopefully you’ll also be getting comfortable with a the idea of monitoring the how far you walk. So, in stage two, we need maintain the routine but it is time to get a...