Marathon Lessons Boo (mp3)
Training – Day 6 (mp3)
Start of a 4-week marathon training program (mp3)
Yesterday, I ran the 10th Annual Tokyo English Life Line Runathon – 10km around the imperial palace. I completed it in 45 minutes – my target time!
This event is sponsored by Japan Podshow – launching shortly! LIVE STREAMING VIDEO PLAYER If I’m not streaming, the previous live-streamed video will play. (Go to http://www.qik.com/tamegoeswild to see a live-updated map of exactly where I am. There is also a comments tab – click on that and enter your comment – I will read […]
Tame Talk TV Episode 001: Response to the Streaming Marathon Critics
The folks over at The Unofficial Apple Weblog, a very popular site focusing on all things Mac, have just posted my story. There’s going to be a lot of eyes to carry on my head. Yikes.
iPhoningJapan.com is delighted to bring you the most epic iPhone challenge yet seen in the world (probably). Joseph Tame, known for his addiction to his iPhone (a.k.a. ‘my baby’) is going to attempt to complete the Tokyo quarter Marathon in record time whilst carrying 30,603 pairs of eyes on his forehead. This epic feat has […]
My running the Tokyo quarter marathon whilst streaming live video seems to have caught people’s attention, with two major US websites now offering to promote it, and another Japan-based media organisation interested in interviewing me tomorrow. I’m raising money for Oxfam Japan. This has all come out of the blue. I think the idea was […]
Following on from my last post: having packed my rucksack with Macbook, clothes and shoes for work, water and stuff for my Japanese lesson, I realised it would be daft to try and run like that. Carrying so much weight would not be easy, and would probably leave me with mightily sore shoulders. So, instead, […]
Just a quick post tonight, to tell you of my plans for tomorrow morning. After work tonight I visited the ‘citizens’ centre’ just down the road from the office, and asked about local gyms. Apparently there’s a council-run place in Kanda, about 20 mins walk from the office, and about 16km from home. That should […]
This morning’s short jog, minus the first section where I was trying to get the GPS on the iPhone to work. Did a restart in the end.Have you tried regular exercise over a prolonged period of time? I think most people probably have. For me though, it’s a first. It’s still early days. The jogging-three-times-a-week […]