Race report: Angkor Wat Half Marathon 2014

At the start line of this year’s Angkor Wat Half Marathon, rather than worrying about the 21.1km ahead, my mind was preoccupied with the issue of gender inequality. Lofty thoughts however they were not. I was eyeing the back of a runner, a male runner, who was peeing against a tree. Not fair! I needed …

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My new race recipe

Given my enthusiasm for registering for races, I'm a pretty lousy racer. Every single time I have crossed a finish line, I have complained about at least one (but usually two or three) of the following: I got a stitch. I had shin splints for the first 5 km. I felt like vomiting for half the race though …

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Chevron City to Surf 2014

I knew that running in Perth would be different than in Kuala Lumpur but when I went to put on my running shoes yesterday for the Chevron City to Surf event, I realised just how different. I had to warm the shoes with a hairdryer as they had been outside all night and felt too …

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First Post from Perth

Right. It’s been a while. Had a few things to do you know with the whole setting up a new life all over again thing. I wonder if there's any chance of a consultancy post in witness protection for the FBI. I'm really getting rather good at this setting up a new life lark, bureaucratically …

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