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AP10 Junior Run Squad!

AP10 Junior Run Squad!

With cross country, winter sports and athletic season fast approaching now is a perfect opportunity to get involved with AP10’s junior run squad! Run squad provides a fantastic opportunity for kids of all ages and abilities [...]

Ironman Barcelona – so close but so far!!!

Ironman Barcelona – so close but so far!!!

  “Only those who dare to fail greatly can achieve greatly” – JFK       The short version: “I wound up, swung as hard as I could, connected but got caught in the outer field…!” [...]

IM Port Mac – WHAT A DAY!!!

IM Port Mac – WHAT A DAY!!!

After a tough couple of years of training for three Ironman’s, but missing, Melbourne and Kona in 2015 due to last minute injuries, I was extremely motivated to nail every aspect of this preparation and race! [...]

Some good news from Callala!!

Some good news from Callala!!

On a personal racing note, 2015 has definitely been one to learn from and then forget, but finally after plenty of setbacks and hard ‘yacka’ some good news to report! 2015 saw me train for two [...]

“Why AP10?”

“Why AP10?”

I am often asked “why AP10”, or “is there significance in the name?” This is usually quite difficult to answer in quickly in passing, so I thought I’d write a little bit about it! AP are [...]

First women in 155 years! What a story

First women in 155 years! What a story

                      What an AMAZING story today from the Melbourne Cup today, with so many lessons! Michelle Payne: - One of 10 kids, who lost her mum [...]

Passion and disappointment of Kona – one busted foot and one toe!!!

Passion and disappointment of Kona – one busted foot and one toe!!!

One of the moto’s I have always lived by is; “if you are going to do something, bloody well do it”. Immerse yourself in something, risk greatly, invest in what you are doing and above all [...]

Bec Lewis nails Port Macquarie Ironman!!!

Bec Lewis nails Port Macquarie Ironman!!!

    The preparation for Port Macquarie was something that taught me a lot about myself and how far I was able to push myself. Meg’s and Alex had everything planned out not just for the [...]

This issues 220 Magazine Article – “PILLARS OF STRENGTH”

This issues 220 Magazine Article – “PILLARS OF STRENGTH”

While I have been writing for 220 Triathlon Magazine for two years now, this is the article I am the most proud of! Editor Trent decided that he wanted to do a large feature article on [...]

The ART of “Teaching Kids to Run!” – Mel Witchard

The ART of “Teaching Kids to Run!” – Mel Witchard

Teaching kids to run!   It is never too early to start learning how to run well! In fact there are numerous benefits from teaching kids to run with good technique and instilling good habits from [...]