The Jabulani 22km Challenge


Building up my mileage and endurance with a most pleasant trail run in one of Sydney’s most majestic national parks.

The Jabulani Challenge 22km held on 9 April was my first running event for 2016 and my second trail one since moving to Australia. The other possible distances in Jabulani were the shorter 12km and the …

The Spring Race in Kurnell

Me in blue - running along Botany Bay

Running in the scenic birthplace of modern Australia

It was approaching the spring weekend of November 8th and I was following timeline feeds of friends online who were flying into East Java, embarking on their BTS ultra trail running adventure at Mount Bromo national park. I must admit, I was envious that I couldn’t join the …

Zamst HA-1 Compression Socks

Zamst HA-1 Mesh socks

An amateur runner’s product review

Socks are just socks, right? Well, if you’ve been running for a while, chances are you’ve developed your own personal preference for performance socks. My current favourites are Wright socks for their soft, double-layered and blister-minimizing properties, and the Injinji toe socks that separate each digit within its own cloth cocoon for the …