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GNW250 Trip report

  Finally, I have completed the walk that gives this website its name, the GNW250! GNW250 September 2015 The Great North Walk is a bush track between Sydney and Newcastle. Officially it is 250km, but in reality is more like 275km or 260km, depending on which route you take over the Hawkwsbury River. The longer […]

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Getting ready to Go

Have taken 2.5 weeks off, virtually exercise free. After my last Mt Ku Ring Gai to Cowan run/walk I felt exhausted, and everything hurt. It took about a week of rest before muscles in my legs and hips stopped aching, to be able to get out of bed in the morning without aches and to stop stiffening […]

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New training plan

Have decided to revise and simplify my training plan after the recent Sydney 24 hour race. I need to cover more Km each week and just focus much more on basically covering big distances at a consistent, fast pace. This is the new schedule: Long walks started at 33km and will increase by about 10% […]

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Sri Chinmoy 24 hour race report

Sri Chinmoy Sydney 24 hour championships 2012, Saturday June 23 – Sunday June 24 @ Blacktown Sportspark. This was my first ultra marathon. In fact, it was to my first race over any distance since running the 4oom in Year 8 at the school athletics carnival. I went in feeling confident that I would finish and […]

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Three Peaks 2011

Here is an account of a sub-48 hour three peaks walk I did in January 2011. It is the Blue Mountains three peaks, not the organised race of the same name. Over the weekend January 8 – 10, I decided to have a go at walking the Three Peaks in under 48hours. It is a […]

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The cairn on Belloon Pass

Mittagong to Katoomba epic

This began as a “straightforward” long walk of 138km from Mittagong to Katoomba along mostly dirt trails. What should have taken around 40 hours turned into a weekend epic, and quite an adventure. It involved landslides, floods, feral animals, hallucinations and even a light plane flight. The aim was to walk nonstop from Mittagong station to Katoomba […]

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