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Nike Run Club Sydney and Pat Farmer

Ralph and PatI’ve written a few articles about Pat Farmer here on the MyRun website but I just can’t help writing another one about this amazing legend.
You may have seen him on the news quite a bit during his 24,000 km run from the North to the South Pole to raise money for the Red Cross

Well he was in Sydney this Monday (the 26th of Nov) at the Nike Run Club to run along with the crowd.

He gave a speech before the run telling us that he felt it was great to have everybody here and we are all being active and just putting in the work to make a change. It was such a nice speech and I felt that everybody enjoyed him to be there.

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6 Worst Excuses to Skip Running

This is a guestpost by Karinna Fyfe has been involved in athletics and distance running at state and national level for many years. She loves being fit and active and helping people to achieve their fitness goals.

Even the most experienced runner will occasionally feel like skipping out on a run.  We all make excuses to make ourselves feel better about missing a session but in reality there are only a handful of legitimate reasons to skip running (i.e. injury or illness).  Here is a list of some of the worst reasons to skip running and how you can beat them.

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Tough Mudder Sydney Experience

Finally, the day has arrived.

Tough Mudder day…


I’ve (and the team) have been living towards this moment for a few months now and have been doing various Tough Mudder Training workouts (you can download these for free here and here). About 25,000 people were going to flock towards Glenworth Valley in the Central Coast to be apart of this amazing weekend.

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Strava Review: Garmin Connect but then with a Competitive Edge

Strava Review

I’ve written a few articles about Garmin Connect and how this has improved my running. I love that you can track your distance, heart rate and you can see a cool map where you run. Its great that you also see your laps and on what time you are doing your laps.

But there is one thing missing…

I can’t really compete / compare my runs with my friends or others. Although you can compare your runs after you post it to Facebook but not all runs. And what happens when you like to ride a bike?

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