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August 1, 2019

Left Foot, Right Foot, Stumble, Butt Slide, Left Foot, Right Foot, Repeat.

It was a cool and crisp winter morning as I drove my car along the same route I’d travelled year after year to work.  Mindlessly letting the fields, tractors and occasional rogue cow roll past my...

July 18, 2019

It had been a long day, month and year and if I’m honest - I was finally at the better end of a time in my life that had challenged me beyond any I could ever comprehend. I was forced to face adversity at its finest. It was a year of loss and grief, hurt & anguish, and...

June 18, 2019

I started my running journey basically to lose weight and gain some fitness back after having two kids (30kg down to date). I hated running, hated the idea of it and I was no good at it.  Once I started and started pushing myself I unlocked this whole new world within...

March 21, 2019

1. Name or Nickname :

The Seagull

2. When did you start running and why?

The first ‘run’ I recall was ‘fanging’ it out of the back gate of school as soon as my parents dropped me off at the front gate….

My real passion for running started around 2014 when I elevated my obs...

February 5, 2019

I used to be a runner in my 30s. Not too bad - I was never going to get selected to run at the Olympics but I was decent. I ran a 1:40 half marathon, was fit, strong and active. I played State Grade squash and could run around with the kids and almost anyone else. But,...

January 2, 2019

1. Name or Nickname?
Macca. I've been Macca since Prep, and I've got close mates who don't know my real name!

2. When did l start running and why?

When my marriage went south, I needed to do something to occupy myself. PTR member Cristie kept at me to do Parkrun, so...

December 2, 2018

1. Name or Nickname:


2. When did you start running and why?

The fact is I use to detest running. When I met Lisa, I was very active at the gym, mountain biking and generally staying active in life. 5 years ago I weighed about 120kgs, due to poor diet and in a slu...

November 1, 2018

1. Name or Nickname?

Tim, Timbo or Baldy.

2. When did l start running and why?

I had always wanted to go to Mt Everest base camp. One day down at the fish n chip shop my brothers and I starting talking about going. One of my brother's said to me I needed to drop some weig...

June 14, 2018

What an inspirational lady. 

1. Name or Nickname:


2. When did you start running and why?
I started running to escape physical and emotional violence in 2009. The time out of the house was time I could focus on myself and it helped me to realise I was strong and capa...

April 30, 2018

Andrew organizes weekend runs with some amazing photos, and most likely to include cake or a good bbq at the end. 

1. Name or Nickname :

Andrew or Andy

2. When did you start running and why? 
About 2 years ago when Sharon and Maureen told me about how good trail runn...

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