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June 28, 2012 by

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Are you a friend of Planet Ultramarathon? If not, it is time you joined us on Facebook at the official PUM page. Or hit the button on this post to join us. Jeremy

Running with the Maasai

April 6, 2012 by

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  –          The Amazing Maasai Ultra Marathon is a unique challenge: Compete with Maasai athletes in the remote plains of Kenya , the homeland of endurance running! –          Participants have the chance to tackle 21km, 42km, or the ultra 75km on 29 September 2012. Early bird race week packages on until 31 May. –          Running for a good cause: […]

New Irish Ultra for 2009

December 28, 2008 by

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Submitted by Gearoid Towey, formerly of the Irish Olympic Rowing team and 2 times world rowing champion is putting on a 55km  ultra challenge in Ireland. Gearoid says, ” I am organising an ultra run, night event based around the historic Art O Neill walk. The route and details are on ” From […]

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 […]

Bart Yasso supporting Team Time for Lyme

October 28, 2008 by


Bart Yasso, the inventor of the famous Yasso’s 800s and inducted in to the Running Hall of Champions was struck with Lyme disease in 1997. I have been privileged to have Bart Yasso joining my fight for more Lyme disease research with the organization Time For Lyme ( Please visit my blog to read up […]

Deb DeWilliams starts long run for breast cancer

October 28, 2008 by

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Link A Tasmanian marathon runner has begun her quest to run around the country raising fund for breast cancer research. 39-year-old Deborah DeWilliams, a breast cancer survivor, set off from Parliament Lawns in Hobart this morning. Ms DeWilliams aims to become the first woman to run around Australia. She will be accompanied by her dog […]