1k reps   54 days to Rio

1k reps 54 days to Rio

With today being Tuesday in the midst of winter I would be confident in saying that the most abundant interval session attempted would have been 1km repeats or reps. I would qualify the participants as being competitive distance runners who structure their training...
Bread and Butter, part 2   56 days to Rio

Bread and Butter, part 2 56 days to Rio

The Australian Marathon Textbook is a well written volume borne from the experiences of many of the patriarch’s of Australian distance running. There is a certainty that today, being Sunday, there would be thousands of runners across this country performing the...
The Racecourse   57 days to Rio

The Racecourse 57 days to Rio

On the verge of 8 weeks to go and a week out from my major fitness test in the Gold Coast Half Marathon, it was the right time to test myself on against one of my benchmarks. Newcastle racecourse is located pretty neatly in the centre of Newcastle locked in by...
Yes I’m a regular guy  60 days to Rio

Yes I’m a regular guy 60 days to Rio

During the week I received a message from David who asked “Are there days when you plan a session or recovery run only to give it away? It would be nice to know your human like the rest of us?” I am thankful that firstly, there are a few who are enjoying my blog...
All the Westcotts  64 days to Rio

All the Westcotts 64 days to Rio

There was reason for me to return to the family farm “Glenbrook” this weekend to spend time with my folks along with the broader Westcott clan spread around the Alectown district. I love returning to the farm and running around my old training benchmarks as a...