Archive for May, 2010

Hundred Push-Ups iPhone App — “Gift This App” For Father’s Day!

Great new feature in the iTunes App Store, which allows you to “gift” iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps to other users. To gift an app, simply click on the triangle next to any app’s price and select “Gift This App”. This will bring up a form where you enter the Sender’s Name (that’s you), […]


Signed Up For The Eggleston OK5K

There’s a new race on the local calendar, and it looks to be a good one! The Eggleston OK5K comprises of a 5K and 1 mile running event to help support Eggleston Services — an organisation that provides education, training and employment for people with disabilities. The race, which will be held at Mount Trashmore, […]


Elizabeth River Run 10k

Not my most even-paced race, but a solid effort all the same. Plan going into the 10k was to average 6:00 minute miles if at all possible. I started off a bit quick, but was able to hold on for a 37:24 finish time on the slightly “long” course and just about meet my pre-race […]


Hammer Chocolate Walnut Mocha Blast Smoothie

On a bit of a smoothie kick at the moment and thought I’d share the recipe for one of my current favorites — the Hammer Chocolate Walnut Mocha Blast. Like most smoothies, it’s quick and easy to blend up and makes for a perfect post-run recovery drink. Ingredients: 3/4 cup fat free milk 1 tbsp […]


Skin Cancer Awareness Month

You may not know it, but May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. With most of my recent runs taking place during the hottest part of the day, I’m careful to protect myself from the sun as best as possible. The Skin Cancer Foundation has always recommended using a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or […]