Category: racing

My First Ultra!

My first Ultra distance rowing race, completed! When I was talking to my father about a ’17km race tomorrow’ he said ‘that will be a nice bike ride’. Haha, no – ROWING! Yep, it’s a long way to row when a masters race is…

Bluff Regatta: 1st race of the season

I have to say, in true ‘first race of the season’ style, I felt very CBA about this regatta today. It was amusing to find out that I wasn’t the only one!

A shock GOLD to end the season!

What a shock this was! I went back to work today after a few days off, unwell, and this was in my pigeon hole.

CSC Muddy Buddy 2014

I did this ‘race’ last year, it was immediately after I arrived and I was roped into it. Somehow this year I got TALKED into it: it was going to be interesting for someone who hasn’t run for a year!

South Island championships day 2: the proper stuff

It was a cold cold morning this morning. A frost and -2. Not necessarily a way you would like to start a regatta! Which mad person decided to put it on the first weekend of winter?! Up before dawn and down at the lake…

South Island masters regatta day 1: 5000m races

Beautiful day up here in Clyde, but man, it’s cold. I have no idea why they think the first weekend of winter is a good time of a major regatta!