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Run or die

March 20, 2014


At the BRC last weekend, I finished absorbing the words of world-renowned endurance runner and total rockstar, Kilian Jornet. His book, Run or Die, had been on my list for an age, which can sometimes spell disappointment when it comes to actually reading it… you know, when expectations shoot through the roof in the build […]

just run. anytime, anywhere.

February 21, 2014


This morning I ran with Regents… a road running club in Durban. Needless to say, a stark departure from the Tori of old, seeing as only since being in Durbs have I actually started to run sociably as opposed to my time in Dubai. There, I loved nothing more than spending hours alone with my […]

Wonderful races in wonderful places

November 4, 2013


Yesterday afternoon, despite a rather long-winded ‘to do’ list of client deadlines and demands, I found myself stretched out on the sofa, researching race plans for 2014. It’s something I look forward to towards the end of every year, that chance to write your wish list, to plot and plan wonderful races in wonderful places. […]

Doin’ the Dodo

July 9, 2013


Apologies in advance … a long post! Every runner would agree that you learn most from the events that were the most challenging. Our takeaways are greatest when we’re tested … and I guess this refers as much to our running as it does our lives in general. And so it was, this past weekend, […]

Words from the heart

November 20, 2012


My time in HK is fast coming to an end so despite still feeling a little stiff post last weekends Oxfam Trailwalker, I am determined to get out on to my favourite trails for a little trot! The weather has been cool and overcast but still, running up and around The Peak is as exhilarating […]

What I learnt …

November 18, 2012


This weekend I did Hong Kong’s Oxfam Trailwalker Race … a stunning 100km route in one of the world’s greatest cities and where this iconic series all began. Returning home after the race I thought, as I always do, what my top takeaways were … what I learnt and what I should have known. Here […]

Diggin’ Dean

October 13, 2011


Dean Karnazes is a legend in the ultra running world and when you listen to him talk or read his words in print, you can’t fail to feel enthused and inspired by his passion and dedication to the sport. He has committed super-human feats that have made him a household name in countless countries and […]