the gear in action

tiree ultra finish

Stuff I’ve learned from my trail marathons & “ultra” distances. A newbie’s take on tips.

These past six months I’ve run the most I’ve ever run, including a couple of trail marathon distances; a 50km …


The 2017 Blackall 100. “Just the 50”

Reflections on my Blackall 50. My second ultra, six weeks after Tiree, complete with more rain and a little mud!

RUNNING FILM. My Second Ultra – The Blackall 100, 50km.

My “Bonus Blackall” run around our beautiful local trails with friendly, familiar faces. A great day out in the Sunny …


Tiree Ultra 2017 – My First Ultra. The Long Edit!

The long edit of my incredible experience running around the Isle of Tiree.


RUNNING FILM. “Isle of Tiree. A Wee Gap in the Weather”. Test run of the GoPro Karma Grip!

The first short film I have produced using the GoPro Karma Grip to film! Enjoy a wee run along the beach on the Isle of Tiree.

tiree ultra marathon

My first Ultra Marathon! Tiree you “Brutifal” Beast.

As I sit, all rugged up, in our rental cottage, a traditional Blackhouse, on the Isle of Tiree, the woodburner …

Lamington Eco Challenge

Lamington Eco Challenge 2017. My first trail marathon & multiday event! Feat. Sally the Stick.

The most fantastic weekend of over 50kms of trail running in the Gold Coast Hinterland.


4 days of hiking. 8 minutes of footage. Tongariro Northern Circuit, New Zealand

Video highlights of our four days, three nights hiking New Zealand’s incredible Tongariro Northern Circuit.


A couple of shorter trail races on the Coast… Number 1: TREX 8km Ewen Maddock “Dirt Fest” Trail Run

An 8km trail race at Ewen Maddock Dam in 36C heat and intense stumidity. Yowsers.


Chasing the Wild Horse @ Night – my first night trail race!

Swallowed a moth; stood on a toad. My first night trail race was full of mud and good times!


“You can walk up the hills”. My first Trail “Race” – Glasshouse Trail Series, Flinders Tour 26km – July 2016.

From triathlon to trail running – checking out the Flinders 26km in 2016* * Finish line mug and burger included.

oturere hut tongariro northern circuit

Hut Life – NZ DOC Huts – Tips from a First Timer for Fellow First Timers

If you’re going on a multi day hike in NZ and don’t fancy carrying a tent, chances are a Department Of Conservation (DOC) Hut might be a great option


SEQ Trail Running Series – Bunyaville Short Course -29 Jan 2017

My first trail “race” since injury and my second ever! A well organised, fun and undulating 8.6km course at Bunyaville.


Camping on the Whitsundays – the essentials

Camping on the Whitsundays – a magical way to experience the islands, but beware of Tiresome George licking your brekkie.


Sea Kayaking in the Whitsundays – the basics

The Whitsundays are a beautiful place to paddle, but be prepared and know your own limits.