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Thomas Maguire wins Monaco 24hr

November 28, 2009 by


In a great performance for Irish ultrarunning, Thomas Maguire won the Monaco 24hr with a distance of 248.39km. Good to see the depth of Irish ultrarunning increasing the last few years. Ireland’s Thomas Maguire set an incredible new Irish record of 248.392km (154.344 miles) to win the IAU-labelled Monaco 24-Hour race on 22nd November. […]

George Archer 6 day race – On now

March 30, 2009 by

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The George Archer 6 Day Circuit Race 2009 Hekpoort South Africa START 10:15 AM Sunday 29th March 2009 FINISH 10:15 AM Saturday 4th April 2009 Starters 20 Follow the race live at: Results Good to see Australian runner, Sarah Barnett of fto a fantastic start. Phil

Olsen needs crew help in Africa

February 7, 2009 by


Please read the attached link. If anyone can help or know someone that could possibly help, please contact me on Thanks and regards Phil

The World Marathon Challenge

January 27, 2009 by


The World Marathon Challenge is a logistical and physical challenge to become the first person to run seven marathons on seven continents in less than seven days.   Richard Donovan, an Irish international ultra runner, is scheduled to begin this effort on Saturday, 31st January 2009. He hopes to run the 42.2km distance (26.2 miles) in […]

Cairo 48hr race starts today

January 6, 2009 by


The first ultra to be held in Egypt will comence today in Cairo. The World Run team have assembled five foreign runners for the event and possibly three Egyptian runners. You can read more about the race here The foreign runners entered are: Petr Spacil – Czech Republic Pranjal – Slovakia Ananda Lahari – Slovakia […]

Ultramarathon Man, Karnazes wins “4 deserts”

December 23, 2008 by


By FRED SWEGLES The Orange County Register   When Dean Karnazes says he’s going to the desert, he’s not talking poolside in Palm Springs. Karnazes, a 1981 graduate of San Clemente High now living in San Francisco, set out this year to run 1,000 kilometers across some of the hottest, coldest, driest and windiest places […]

Vlastik Skvaril still running for Canteen

October 31, 2008 by

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Even though  Vlastik Skvaril finished his run across Australia a few days ago, he is still working very hard at raising money for Canteen.  On his way back to Tasmania, he is stopping at Shopping centres along the way and promoting the cause by hopping on a treadmill for a couple of hours. Belinda and […]