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2015 UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer Kat tells us how she smashed the course and her goals on Saturday

Writing these blogs in the lead up to The Hillary event definitely had a really positive influence on my performance this year. The things I was writing about, which hopefully helped some of you in training or preparing for the race, ultimately also helped me because it meant that I was really thinking about how [...]

By | 2017-05-19T00:13:18+00:00 March 17th, 2015|UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer|0 Comments

2015 Been there, done that, Got The Badge (well, Fridge Magnet) – UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer reflects on his day

I had a great night sleep on Friday night, I tucked into an energy packed bowl of porridge for breaky followed by some brown rice with a variety of other energy packed ingredients for lunch just on 12 and then headed out to Bethells. By 2:00pm I was standing at the start of the 16km [...]

By | 2017-05-19T00:13:20+00:00 March 17th, 2015|UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer|0 Comments

2015 UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer Eugene’s think-time

Thinking Time When people learn that I run marathons and ultras, there are typically three things they’ll say. You’re crazy. Um, no, not really (ok…maybe…but not in a bad way). How far do you run every day?  Hmmm, the real answer is it depends where I’m up to on my training programme…but that’s complicated to explain…so [...]

By | 2017-05-19T00:13:23+00:00 March 11th, 2015|UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer|1 Comment

2015 UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer Russell reflects on his training

The First Timers Perspective On Off-Road Training One of my first blogs was predominantly about my goals and probably the biggest point I promoted was that from the very start I wanted to be clear on what I wanted to get out of the event. For me this was enjoyment and I built every aspect [...]

By | 2017-05-19T00:13:25+00:00 March 10th, 2015|UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer|0 Comments

2015 UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer Eugene explains why he’d never hit the trails without his UltrAspire gear

As the race gets closer (how is it March already??!!) I find myself dreaming and having nightmares about the race more and more. And at the weekend I imagined this: Tearing off down Pipeline Track, the noise and hubbub of the startline having vanished many footfalls ago, I realise I've made a terrible mistake. I've [...]

By | 2017-05-19T00:14:03+00:00 March 9th, 2015|UltrAspire Hillary Aspirer|0 Comments