Tag Archives: ultra running

The Twomeys Experiment – Game, Set, Match.


Hello readers! Well the Twomeys experiment is well and truly over, and I survived without having any extra digits start growing off my limbs and no hideous steroid type increases in muscle mass so Thanks Mum but you can stop worrying now. After a few hot runs, and initially foamy armpits over the course of the week […]

December 19

Dealing with my worst ultra marathon ever


So, here I stand at the end of a big year..having completed it by running an absolute disaster of a race. Yes my last Ultra for the year saw me finish in my worst time ever and I have to say, it’s left a bit of a bad taste in my mouth. Just last Sunday I was […]

October 08

The 3am Strip Show


So it was 3:30am and we were all awake bustling around in the tent getting our running gear together. It was only when Karen made the cheeky comment, “Look Jamie’s putting on a show for us” that I realised my amazingly bright camping lantern was casting a full body silhouette on the tent internal walls for all […]

October 04

Dwellingup Drop Bears and Drop Bags


The good news is I survived the 81km WTF race The bad news is I went off course for around 9km. The best news is that I learnt something amazing about myself, finished what I had intended, and am a stronger person for the experience. So as Julie Andrews would sing “lets start at the very beginning, a […]

March 21

A night at Lark Hill – Part 2


Karen was only allowed a few minutes to stop and sit before she dragged herself back up and out on the trail again. Holy cow I admired her. It took a tremendous amount of guts to sit in that seat and be able to get back up again with functional legs and even partly functional brain. Mentally […]

March 13

A night at Lark Hill – Part 1


It all started on a road trip out to Cunderdin. My then new running friend Karen had invited me to tag along to participate in an event over the Christmas break and it was then during the car ride that we had got on to talking about our running goals. I had explained that I was determined that 2013 […]