Mt. Alexander is almost in my backyard, so just a short drive to the start. This walk is rated easy, with a peak of 746m. In the 19th century it was a huge gold rush area. There are also large, very old outcrops of granite rocks to walk around and over. The walk forms part […]
In a previous post , I mentioned that my challenge for 2018 is to complete every walk in the book ‘150 Walks on Victoria’. Below is the list of walks that I will tick off and mark in bold as they are complete Long Forest Gellibrand Hill Werribee Gorge InglistonGranites Organ Pipes Conglomerate Gully Pyrite […]
The The Bloody Long Walk is now done. Last Sunday at 6am my friend Tina and I set off from Yarra Bend Park, while hot air balloons rose above us. Our destination was beautiful St. Kilda Beach. As we set off, it was a perfect morning with the promise of a warm day ahead. The […]
Only three more sleeps until The Bloody Long Walk. I will be so happy when it’s over as I feel like I’ve been training for it forever. I started training for Melbourne Coastrek in December 2016. When that was over in May this year, I just continued on with the training until now. Today I […]
Just a few photos from training walks during the past week. The weather is on the improve, so it’s much nicer being out there now. Looking forward to summer.
I’ve been aware and concerned that it has been a while since I last posted here, but I was horrified to see that it’s been six weeks. Where did that six weeks go? I’ve still been exercising but also have been really busy with work…and with life. So, just decided to take a little time […]
Early bird registrations are now open for The Bloody Long Walk in Melbourne. I’m hoping to get a team together so let me know if you’d like to join in the fun. Fundraising isn’t compulsory for this event and teams can be any size. So the more the merrier. I haven’t done my registration but […]
Week 8: Stair Gym 1 x Light Walk (aim for minimum of 6kms brisk walking) 1 x Interval Training (30 mins) see workout of the week 1 x Trek Training (2-3hrs with a 3-8kg pack) long walk, speedy pace, incorporating as many hills/stairs and undulating terrain as you can 2 x Relaxation & Injury prevention: […]