You Finished Your First 100KM Event – WHAT NOW?

You Finished Your First 100KM Event – WHAT NOW?

The good news is, when you finally do run your next 100km (because, let’s face it, you will), you’ll know stuff. You’ll know how much it hurts. And that you’ll be in a world of pain for days afterwards. You’ll know that, yes, you will sob like a baby at the finish line, and maybe a few kilometres before that when you realise you’re not finished yet. You’ll know your family and friends will cheer you on every step of the way (so long as they can find the checkpoints). And most importantly, you’ll know you have what it takes to get the job done.

Northburn Half Marathon Mountain Run.

Northburn Half Marathon Mountain Run.

We go way back. Northburn is such a treat. I am in love with this region, people and vibe of a truly wild NZ experience. This race holds a special place in my heart with it being one of my first events to shoot as a photographer back in 2012. I’ve watched it every year since as the pure GRIT unfolds. This year I ran the half marathon mountain run.

Finishing Boston Strong.

Finishing Boston Strong.

After a few years of marathoning experience, researching and experimenting with multiple training plans, and picking the brains of my running friends who way more hardcore than me, I figured that the formula to run faster marathons boiled down to three things.

Anton Krupicka – Purpose.

Purpose: /ˈpərpəs/ “The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.” Find out what drives La Sportiva athlete Anton Krupicka in his continuous search for what it really means to live and explore in the mountains. A Storyteller Labs production.

The Nike Pro Hijab.

The Nike Pro Hijab.

The Nike Pro Hijab has been a year in the making, but its impetus can be traced much further back to Nike’s founding mission, to serve athletes, with the signature addendum: If you have a body, you’re an athlete.

A Decade – Brian Morrison and The Western States 100.

In 2006, a young Seattle ultrarunner, Brian Morrison, attempted his first Western States 100. After running for 18 hours on the second hottest day in the race’s history, he found himself in first place as he entered the historic finishing track. Unfortunately, after using all of his strength to get there, his body gave out within feet of the finish.

ATARAXIA.

ATARAXIA.

An ode to running. ATARAXIA is a short film that was born after a discussion with a good friend, Rudi. Rudi is a runner, he loves the great outdoors and running long distances.

Christchurch Hill Runner.

Christchurch Hill Runner.

Claire is a 23 year old runner studying Nutrition in Christchurch. Series of running images in the stunning Christchurch Port Hills on a barmy warm and stunning Autumn evening. The burnt forest at times really set us up for a stunning background!

How do I prevent running injuries?

How do I prevent running injuries?

One of the most frequently asked questions from my clients is “how do I prevent running injuries?”. The answer is not always straightforward, especially for athletes who are very tolerant of pain or even for newer runners who are building strength and experiencing the usual aches, pains and soreness of that process.