The sad news was broken this morning (last night for much of the world) that Nelson Mandela had passed at the age of 95. He was born in 1918 and lived an extraordinary life, changing history and our world, dying peacefully in this year 2013. This is a short blog to commemorate his amazing life. … Read more
I’ve been trying to write this blog since two weeks ago on Monday (and I eventually started it last Tuesday). I originally failed on two accounts – one that I was stupid busy the first week after the walk (and also tired!) and the second reason being that I don’t quite know where to start. … Read more
Just left Maroubra. Bushfires not an issue. And we are off!!
So, the day is here. Tonight we head over to the start line to begin the challenge of a lifetime at 12.01am and walk 100km to help end world hunger. Felt good and well rested when I woke up this morning. I went to bed tired after a day’s work, an osteo appointment that worked … Read more
Well, tonight is the last night of full sleep. After work, my teammate (a friend from work), and our two pit crew (Mr OC and another friend from work) are getting together for dinner to check we have all our ducks in a row. My kit bag is packed, my overnight bag for when we … Read more
My eating habits are by no means perfect and sometimes I get myself into a chocolate fixation mode – where I buy or eat chocolate and then crave more and keep buying it for a week or two. Trouble is, once I’ve got it in my possession I cannot stop thinking about it – usually … Read more
So, there are only a certain number of ways you can really prep for doing 100km it seems. One of them is obvious – get walking, and getting walking for good long distances so your body is used to the endurance. Some other tips I’ve read are Get used to a bit of sleep deprivation … Read more
The weekend before last I walked with some of the group who I’ll be walking with for the actual Sth Syd 2 Sth Coast walk. Here are the pictures of the entire national park. The first half were taken when I did the first half of the walk a few weeks earlier. This time we … Read more