News from AURA – October 2008

Posted on October 27, 2008 by

18-19 October

The North Face Emus fared very well in the IAU 24 hr World Cup held in Seoul, Korea.

The final placings were

Martin Fryer, 9th, 247.186km
Mick Francis, 19, 231.648km
Tim Cochrane, 56, 195.950km
John Pearson, 61, 192.201km
David Waugh, 66, 188.366km
Paul Every, 88, 146.689km
Deanne Nobbs, 19th lady, 196.512km

For full details see IAU

click to enlarge Martin, David & Deanne

17 October

The SA Road Runners Club has announced a new race to be known as the Yurrebilla Trail Race of 56km. For more information, see webpage

5 October

Australian 100k reps Jo Blake and Susannah Harvey-Jamieson were on fire at today’s 63 km Tamborine Trek, establishing new race records.

Jo took 6 minutes off Mike Page’s 2006 record, winning in a time of 5:15:17. Eight-time winner Kelvin Marshall (12 podium finishes) finished second in 6:54:09. Jo’s performance was all the more meritorious as he took a wrong turn running an extra 2 km.

Susannah was third outright in a time of 7:10:47, taking 7 minutes off Siri Terjesen’s 2006 record. Tegwen Howell, a newcomer to ultrarunning put in a stellar performance finishing fourth outright in 7:14:49 with Adrian Pearce 5th in 7:18:15.

Full results

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