Tag: pointtopinnacle2018

Point to Pinnacle: D-day

322 days ago, on 31 December 2017,  I posted a photo of kunanyi from near the bottom of the university with the caption, “One day, Mountain, I will walk to your summit”. Today, I did it. I didn’t specifically have the Point to Pinnacle in mind when I posted...

Point to Pinnacle: Mount Nelson

My training for the Point to Pinnacle has basically been non-existent for the last three weeks. I have really struggled to get out of bed in the mornings and I’ve been lucky if I’ve managed more than one walk a week. This is Not Good when the event is...

Point to Pinnacle: Fern Tree

Sunday 23 September (57 days to go) Today’s plan was to walk to Fern Tree to see if I have any chance of completing the Point to Pinnacle in 57 days time . . . The official race guidelines say all competitors have to have passed the kunanyi turnoff...

Point to Pinnacle part 3

A backlog of posts about my Point to Pinnacle experience, being a not overly fit, desk-bound, not-getting-any-younger casual walker.  Friday 3 August (106 days to go) I’m going to try to follow the 12-week training plan they have suggested for the event. So that means I’ll start it in...

Point to Pinnacle Part 2

A backlog of posts about my Point to Pinnacle experience, being a not overly fit, desk-bound, not-getting-any-younger casual walker.  Wednesday 1 August The Point to Pinnacle entries opened today. I thought I had set myself up a reminder at 7.00 am so I’d remember to go in and enter...

Point to Pinnacle part 1

A backlog of posts about my Point to Pinnacle experience, being a not overly fit, desk-bound, not-getting-any-younger casual walker.  27 July 2018 I like to walk. I go for a 20-minute walk every morning and aim to walk at least 12,000 steps every day. Occasionally, I sign up for...