Doing numbers – 83 days to Rio

Doing numbers – 83 days to Rio

When in Berlin last September I was able to discuss training with many of my peers. Most guys are happy to disclose what their regular week looks like and take an interest in others. Marathoners are an educated group as a whole, or perhaps willing to learn from...
Time for a 6k thumping – 84 Days to Rio

Time for a 6k thumping – 84 Days to Rio

Dr Dick Telford has a most impressive understanding of marathon training. From 2002 – 2005 I was fortunate to have Dick as my coach and learn the marathon craft. Three of those years were in Canberra as a part of Dick’s large squad which included runners...
The adaptable creature – 86 Days to Rio

The adaptable creature – 86 Days to Rio

Today is Friday and the training plan is to do “whatever I can manage” (see blog day 95). It is a welcome change to the structured week so far but I was thrown a curve ball in that I needed to do my training around Sydney Olympic Park after an early morning...