Kokoda Spirit Racing

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Putting the pieces back together and learning a fair bit!

This year has seen me deal with two major injuries. Since I had never before been in this kind of situation (before I only had to deal with minor things … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kokoda 2014 – Dan’s Post Mortem

I haven’t been looking forward to writing this. It’s not that I’ve been avoiding analysing what went wrong – exactly the opposite – but it’s never fun to talk about … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

KSR Training Diary – Dan Nunan: 8th – 22nd June

Note: Unlike some of the other guys, I have no idea how many kilometres (horizontal or vertical) I rack up. I don’t have the equipment to track it and I … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Final Thought – Sky Running World Championships – Caine Warburton

As I sit here in a quaint café sipping away on my strong French coffee my eyes are continuously drawn to the peaks and ridges of the mountains surrounding Chamonix. … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ben Duffus – Training diary: 7th to 13th June

Saturday 7th June: W/U exercises + 6 hours on Mt Warning + W/D exercises This was my first long run since having minor surgery on my left knee the previous Saturday … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

European Racing – Trail Des Paccots Race Report – Caine Warburton

What do cow pats, blistering heat and “off piste” running have in common? They are all part and parcel of mountain running in Switzerland! A few weeks ago when planning … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preparing For The Kokoda Challenge: Training For Toughness – Dan Nunan

Firstly, I’d like to issue the same disclaimer my teammate Ben Duffus did in the previous article in this series – I’m not a qualified anything (sports-wise, anyway). This advice … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mental Challenges of the Kokoda Challenge – Ben Duffus

Firstly, I’d like to start off this article with a disclaimer. I am NOT a qualified sport psychologist and by no means claim to have mastered the mental aspects of … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

TNF100 Race Report – Ben Duffus

It’s 8.30pm the night before The North Face 100 Australia 2014, and I’m laying out my race kit for the next morning. But something is missing. “Where are my shorts?” I desperately start turning … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Ben Duffus – Training Diary: 18th to 27th April

Friday 18th April: W/U exercises + 90min on Mt Coot-tha including 43min of hard uphill/downhill reps + W/D exercises I was feeling great in today’s session and had a lot of … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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