inspiring articles

feet of endurance: Is ultra-marathon running actually good for you?  - great article on ultra running in the age .. even mentions the nf100 as 'gruelling' ha!

scott jurek - runners world april 2010   "The King of Pain: No one knows how to push through a bad patch better than Scott Jurek, one of the greatest ultramarathoners in history. But recently, Jurek has endured a string of painful setbacks that have him questioning everything—even if he wants to keep running."

grant campbell - raw food ultra runner
Raw foodist, educator, and ultramarathon runner Grant Campbell is a great guy and fount of inspiration for anyone looking to improve their health.

couch to 5k
C25K, is a fantastic program that's been designed to get just about anyone from the couch to running 5 kilometers or 30 minutes in just 9 weeks.

this is why i run... c2k ( Coast to Kosciuszko)
Follow runners on Australia’s longest footrace, starting at sea level on the New South Wales coast, winding through some of the country’s most iconic landscapes to the peak of Australia’s highest mountain. What draws entrants to this little-known event? Why endure a physical ordeal of up to 40 hours for the prize of a hat and hatpin? And can a stocky housedad conquer Australia’s most audacious race?

how to get fat without really trying
a documentary on the food industry and how it contributes to obesity .... american but extremely relevant to australia - makes me angry!
"Peter Jennings reveals how U.S. government farm subsidies and deft corporate marketing have contributed to making us fat.  So fat, that obesity is becoming the nation’s greatest health problem.  And yet, efforts to modify subsidies to harmful foods like corn syrup, or limit advertising junk food to children, are undermined by politics and money."


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