News from the Trails

Naseby 100 Mile Race
Inspiration

Small Steps

100 miles, 160km – sounds like a long way, and it is. Here’s the secret though, it is achieved through a bunch of small steps,

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Inspiration

Just don’t compare

Here’s one for my comparers. You know who you are.  You’ve probably worked yourself into a right state at some time or another because you

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Climbing Maungatika
Trip Reports

Maungatika Summit

Stop the press: I wasn’t scared on this one! Read on for a trip report a bit different to my regular! Being prone to being

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Tanya Bottomley Ultra Runner
Personal Development

Ask a different question

Sometimes, I just need to look at situations a little differently, particularly when I’m in a rut, frustrated or annoyed. Sometimes I just need to

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Hiking on the Routeburn
Inspiration

Live your dream life

There is a Chinese proverb that says ‘The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second best time is now.’ 🌲🌲

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What are your goals?
Inspiration

Goal Checkpoint

This is just a quick one. Goals checkpoint! Get those pens ready! 😉 It’s psychologically proven that if you put your goals down in writing,

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Mt Alta Fastpack
Inspiration

Do you think you can’t?

🎶🎶 Where’s your head at (Where your head at) Where’s your head at (Where your head at)  🎶🎶 Now that we’ve taken a wee walk

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Selfcare: Nutrition
Kit & Nutrition

Selfcare: Nutrition

If you’ve followed me for long enough you’ll have seen me go through some stuff with my health. In 2019/2020 I had multiple IV iron

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Running Poles
Kit & Nutrition

Sportlife Hack: Poles

Jack and Jill went up the hill…to drag my sorry arse up to the top! Meet Jack and Jill, my running/walking/hiking poles.  Why Jack and

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Women's Empowerment
Inspiration

Empowerment

Something that I have learnt over the last few years, is that to be empowered I have to go out and do the things –

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