Tagged: Panorama Park

The Homestretch

“What goes through the mind of a runner after a very tough 45k of effort, concentration and sometimes rough weather like last year, and with only three more kilometres to go? Exhaustion, yes, but also the adrenaline that gives you the confidence that your legs will manage the final descent...

Knee Knacker: Doughnut Let Anyone Tell You that You Can’t

“Dreaming of Doughnuts…or, whatever gets you to the Finish Line in Panorama Park after 30 Knee Knackering miles!  Visualization is important, be it these yummy doughnuts, a juicy slice of orange, a sip (or two) of your favourite adult beverage, cheers of family and friends, or maybe seeing the finish clock...

Then and Now

“The final roots and rocks approach to the finish at Panorama Park has always been a challenge for 29+ mile tired legs.  In contrast to the previous years of root and rock bouncing, 2016 greeted runners to board steps. The steps on a rainy day added a new challenge.  Many...

25 Year Belt Buckle

 “The longevity streak wasn’t planned, it just happened. One of the things that I learned when I hit the 65+ age category is that you can’t take it for granted anymore.  It can be humbling.  It is also makes the finish more rewarding. I feel privileged to have been able...