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Joe’s sports diaries – Diary of a bloke who ran a really long way

Melbourne Marathon 42.2km – Sunday 16 October 2016 Keen observers of this site will note that it has been a while since I’ve posted anything here.  I’ve been lucky to write for such sites as The Footy Almanac and Balcony … Continue reading

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FOMO – Sports Style

The week in review – January 9 to 15, 2015. Lots of soccer, some cricket, and a promise to the readers in this week’s wrap. Asian Cup – kind of a big deal Have you ever experienced FOMO? It stands … Continue reading

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What do you call 500 lawyers running around a garden?

11 November 2013, Running, Law institute of Victoria Fun Run, 8km, 6.30pm, the Tan running track Each year the Law Institute of Victoria conducts a fun run around the Tan running track, circling Melbourne’s Botanical Gardens. As you will hopefully … Continue reading

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Inspiration and perspiration

13 October 2013, Running, Melbourne Marathon, 7.30am, MCG Let me first tell you about what I did, before we get to the real story of the day. At the start of the year I could barely run one kilometre without … Continue reading

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Ran Melbourne

21 July 2013, Running, The Age Run Melbourne (5km), 10.30am, Birrarung Marr Support network – part 1 Social media gets a bad rap. We hear plenty of stories about people misbehaving on Facebook, Twitter and so on, but we don’t … Continue reading

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Success comes in many forms

12 May 2013, Mothers Day Classic run, 8km, “The Tan” running track/Alexandra Gardens Having completed my first ever competitive running event earlier this year, I’d decided some time ago that my second event would be the Mother’s Day classic, an … Continue reading

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Only 26 minutes and four seconds slower than Michael Schumacher

10 March 2013, Australian Grand Prix Run (5km), 8am, Albert Park Run, Joseph, Run I’ve been doing a bit of running recently, having started over Christmas in an attempt to burn off the copious amounts of booze and food enjoyed … Continue reading

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