Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Silence of the Kittens – Choc Foot Awaba 8.25 hour

Before this race, COGS El Presidente and Supreme Commander Adam threw down the gauntlet to me in a big way: “For every minute Jason English takes on you, I will kill a kitten”. On Sunday, I was indirectly responsible for … Continue reading

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Too good to miss: CORC Majura 3 Hour

One of my motivations for being slack and pulling up early at last weekend’s Jet Black 24h was to facilitate recovery.  The last few hours of a 24 are where you dig really deep into your body’s stored reserves and … Continue reading

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How not to race a 24 solo – the 2011 Jet Black Sydney 24 hour

One of the most fascinating things about endurance sports is the slightly perverse psychology that inevitably accompanies it.  We all know about the fantastic sense of achievement endurance can offer, the feeling of overcoming hardship, or just pushing your personal … Continue reading

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