Race Reports

New York Marathon 2011: Our 65th together and we ran a race like no other #ingnycm

November 19, 2011

Lots of very excited runners gathered in the lobby of the Lucerne Hotel for our bus transport to the start. There was time for a quick group photo before we grabbed our brown paper bag breakfasts and boarded the coaches for the road trip out to Staten Island. It wasn’t long before we met up […]

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Townsville Marathon 2011

August 12, 2011

This event is one of our favourites. Not only because it was the last of our 8 Marathons in 8 Weeks and a homecoming to Australia after being on the road for two months, but because it is a fabulous event for runners of all standards. The McDonald’s Townsville Running Festival is growing each year. […]

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Westlink Cities M7 Marathon – 2011

August 5, 2011

We had about 300 marathons worth of experience in our car driving to the Westlink Cities M7 Marathon, but could we find the start? There were some very tense moments as the clock ticked ever closer to the 7.00am start time and we still could not actually find the start venue. Two had run the […]

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The Lost Dutchman Marathon February 20, 2011.

February 28, 2011

We recently ran The Lost Dutchman Marathon in Arizona. It is a fantastic event and today we share our race report. Unusually wet and cold conditions greeted us for the 2011 Lost Dutchman Marathon, which saw lots of runners huddled around the multitude of small bonfires , using the ”warming buses” before the start and […]

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New York, New York!

November 8, 2010

New York is one of the most amazing cities in the world so it is only to be expected that the NYC Marathon would be one of the most spectacular races in the world. (Even the Race Expo is a shopper’s dream.)  Starting at Staten Island the runners work their way through all five boroughs […]

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Bags, Bags, Bags

November 2, 2010

When you finish a marathon, even in hot conditions it is not unusual to become chilled quickly. That is what happened to me and we were eager for a quick gear pick up from the baggage trucks for our walk back to the Electra Hotel and a hot shower. What met us at our gear […]

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