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The Ultra Pacer

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Ultra Pacer By Nat Lincoln Image © carballo / Fotolia Here we are. Two weeks out from The Pacing. In the past couple of days this has gotten real. A slightly different [click image for more]

Of Seas and Mountains

August 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Of Seas and Mountains By Natalie Lincoln Image © Netfalls / Fotolia I love the Olympics. I love sport in general but the Olympics, summer or winter, or even the Commonwealth [click image for more]

Dreadmill Dreaming

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dreadmill Dreaming By Natalie Lincoln Image © fotoinfot / Fotolia Squeak. Squeak. Squeak. ‘Hrmph, that bloody treadmill again,’ mutters someone in a house five [click image for more]


April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

After… By Natalie Lincoln Image © pavel1964 / Fotolia In the initial hour after the race, I felt an emotion I didn’t expect – disappointment. I had entered my first [click image for more]

Racing Egos

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Racing Egos By Will Lind Image © pavel1964 / Dollar Photo Club You don’t have to race to be a runner, because running is not racing. Running is the practice. [click image for more]

Our Greatest Triumph

November 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our Greatest Triumph By Will Lind Image © blas / Dollar Photo Club We normally run for time. We chase it, create it, schedule and pace against it. Over the long haul though, [click image for more]
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