The first casualty at an ultra marathon event is your ego.
February 19, 2018 by Rob Bathgate
The Tarawera Ultra Marathon is upon us. Everything Debbie and I have been working towards comes to fruition this weekend. We’re as physically prepared as possible. Crucially, we’re mentally ready too.
February 7, 2018 by Rob Bathgate
A month to go before the Tarawera Ultra and I’ve become obsessed with the minutiae of running matters. Where should I put my ears: tucked under my cap or sticking out like a pixie? Should I arrange the backpack drinking hose over my left or right shoulder?
January 9, 2018 by Rob Bathgate
What’s the most common question you get asked about your running? For me the question tends to be: “How many kilometres are you running each week?”
November 3, 2017 by Rob Bathgate
A few years ago I trained for my first marathon and it sucked. It was lonely and hard and I actually quit five weeks before the event. "Running is stupid and boring" I declared.
October 10, 2017 by Rob Bathgate
Jean-François Esculier, one of the world leaders in new trends in the prevention of running injuries recently presented some of the latest research regarding footwear. This has completely changed the way we think about and prescribe footwear.
October 6, 2017 by Rob Bathgate