My Pre-Race Checklist – 24hrs Before the Race

My Pre-Race Checklist – 24hrs Before the Race

The 24hrs prior to a running race can be frantic – you have to prepare all your equipment, think about logistics, remember what to eat – and all the while, you’re meant to be relaxing. It can be tough to keep things in order the day before the race.   Over the years,...
My Pre-Race Checklist – The Week Before The Race

My Pre-Race Checklist – The Week Before The Race

In the run up to a running event, its easy to get caught up in the excitement and overlook something critical. Whether you’re running a 10km or a 100km, your first race or your 50th, having a to-do list can help give your preparation some structure, and help you...
How To Choose Running Sunglasses

How To Choose Running Sunglasses

Thinking about wearing sunglasses when you go for a run?  If you’re going out in bright conditions, then it’s always best to wear eye protection.     Running-specific sunglasses can cost over $200.  The good news is that you don’t always have to buy these,...
Gaiters for Runners

Gaiters for Runners

Gaiters are designed to prevent sand, dirt and other debris from entering your shoe.  They fix onto your shoes and come in a few different designs.    Gaiters are certainly not required for every type of  race – however, if you are venturing into the desert...
How To Choose Running Socks

How To Choose Running Socks

Socks are easily overlooked, but they are probably the second-most important piece of kit for runners, right after your shoes. Poor sock choice can lead to all kinds of foot conditions.   Some common issues caused by incorrect sock choice include: blisters due to...
7 Great Audiobooks For Runners (And How To Get 2 Free)

7 Great Audiobooks For Runners (And How To Get 2 Free)

I find that running is a great way to read more books on the move. Reading is one of my favourite past-times – along with running – but I sometimes struggle to find the time to sit down and focus on a good book.   So instead, I load up my iPhone or old...

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