For all of those people that are feeling the weight right now, I see you. The hardest part is feeling like there is no end in sight on this long journey. Officially we are now into the back end of the year, and wow, what a ride so far! I know this will be such [...]
Age is no barrier. My first Marathon at 61 Years Old! by Heather Rickard of the Many Beach Running Club
In August 2017, I took part in my very first Parkrun. I was nervous, as I was stepping right out of my comfort zone as you will see by the video I have attached. I can hardly believe that in under three years, I am now a marathon runner! There are many parts to this [...]
Meet Natasha Hammond. Mum, graphic designer and RMA Community Ambassador for Sydney! You can hear her story here.
Our next instalment of RMA CONVERSATIONS is Sandra Ehlers who is one of our Community Ambassadors in Brisbane! I loved listening to her story and what running means to her! Click on this link or the picture below to watch her story.
Next up on RMA conversations we feature Nicole Jukes, our Brisbane RMA Community Ambassador! Nicole shares with us why she runs, how she manages as a single mum and what she wants her kids to learn through her running and what it means to her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vFgqZFt0xg
Some of you may remember that at the start of this year, the year of my fortieth birthday, I made a goal for myself, 40 events for my fortieth. This seemed to be a very feasible goal that I could achieve through my regularly scheduled races I wouldn’t miss for the world, plus a few extra [...]
This episode of RMA Conversations features Jennifer Brookes. RMA community Ambassador from Melbourne! Click the picture above or the link here to watch!.
This episode of RMA Conversations features Sarah Dakos. RMA community Ambassador from Melbourne! Click the picture above or the link here to watch!.
Part 3: Heel Pain: Confessions Of A Podiatrist with Heel Pain Injury and Her Tips for Runners with Heel Pain
Not all heel pain will resolve using a conservative home-treatment approach. In a clinical setting we find runners will approach us after weeks, if not months, of trying multiple treatments at home. By this point, most heel pain injuries can be classified as chronic (i.e not healing on its own).. I will outline the treatment [...]
Part 2: Heel Pain: Confessions Of A Podiatrist with Heel Pain Injury and Her Tips for Runners with Heel Pain
Treating Heel Pain Yourself at Home Are you like me when it comes to asking for recommendations? When I treat a patient of a certain nationality I ask for their opinion of where to go to enjoy an authentic meal from their country. When I listen and end up taking my family out to those [...]
Part 1: Heel Pain – Confessions Of A Podiatrist with Heel Pain and Her Tips for Runners with Heel Pain
A PODIATRIST WITH A CONFESSION Will you judge me if I say I'm a runner who has experienced a long list of foot injuries? Because I am a Podiatrist, would you think I am incompetent because I fall victim to the same foot conditions and injuries that I treat on a daily basis? Similarly, when [...]
When I look back to my younger years, running around my neighbourhood with nothing but myself, my cares and troubles, or my dreams and visions it is hard to imagine the change that would happen within me when I would reach my 20’s and 30’s and find my tribe. Those years of running solo were [...]
It's been a strange couple of months. The world as we know it has gone into lockdown and our days have been occupied with thoughts of COVID-19 and for many of us it has changed our lives. No longer are we working from the same premises, or for some, working at all. And no longer [...]