Today I ran a good hill session out near Sumner. My Achilles has been improving steadily over the past 4 weeks and I have built up to 90+ min runs successfully. It is great to be running again even if it does mean the amount of study that gets done is considerably less. After seeing […]
Over the last month or so I have been competing in several Xterra trail runs with local orienteer’s Piret Klade, Tim Robertson, and Jamie Stewart. Xterra is a series of trail runs with breathtaking views, jagged coastlines and lush native bush. There are four races the series this year each consisting of a short, middle, […]
Just like that Queen’s Birthday is all wrapped up and we’re into June! I’m leaving at the end of this month for Europe, putting pre-JWOC plans into practice. First stop will be Milan, Italy where I’ll be meeting up with Shamus and Helena. We have a couple of days to find our feet and the […]
The juniors showed their speed today in the WOA Sprint at Massey University. A relatively simple course with 50-50 route-choice meant those with speedy legs could push confidently the whole way. With minimum hesitations there were no breaks for the runners and the pain was showing on the runners’ faces as they were racing around […]
The past couple of weeks have been pretty busy with me trying to fit in all the uni work, actual work and training, but here’s a nice summary of what I’ve been up to! Most recently (last weekend) I was (un?)lucky enough to be commandeered into a team for the annual T’Walk event run by […]
This year’s NISS was organised by Waikato Orienteering Club. It was an awesome event that I had been looking forward to, having missed out on it last year. The Sprint was at Hamilton Boys High and neighbouring Marian Catholic School . The thing I loved most about this map was the combination of close building […]
Hi everyone, We are going to update this blog in our lead up to JWOC 2014; with the latest on our results, events and training. Look out for the other important links on this website, all there to keep you completely up to date with JWOC 2014 and the NZ team!