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Canberra 12 hour Fat Ass – February 2010

December 11, 2009 by


This is not a race, but a FAT ASS event. Open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Come and do the whole 12 hours or set your own goal for the night. When – 6/7 FEB 2010. (Sat night/Sun morning) Time:  – 7pm to 7am Where–  The Carillion, Canberra. Map Route – Measured 1km […]

Blake and Cochrane prepare to do battle

November 15, 2009 by

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Friday 11th December sees the running of the 2009 Coast to Kosciuszko Ultramarathon. Very quickly it is becoming Australia’s premier ultra race and will develop more in the next couple of years. This year’s race looks like being another battle between top runners, Tim Cochrane and Jo Blake. Link  

Logavken leads entries for 100km race

March 26, 2009 by

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Original Link Logavken leads entry for gruelling 100km Anglo Celtic Plate By Lindie Naughton Thursday March 26 2009 MARGRETHE LOGAVKEN, one of the world’s top female 100k runners, leads an impressive entry list for Saturday’s Celtic 100k/Anglo Celtic Plate — the first world-class ultra to take place in Ireland. Logavken, from Norway, has a best […]

Chiu Shu-jung loses legs after Ultra

September 12, 2008 by


Link Taiwan runner’s legs amputated after ultra-marathon Taipei: Taiwan’s leading female ultra-marathon runner has had to have both legs amputated after blisters on her foot developed into an infection, press reports said Tuesday. Chiu Shu-jung, 51, remains in a coma in a French hospital following the amputation of both her legs, the China Times daily […]

“Westfield Run” book now available on paperback

August 9, 2008 by


I was very pleased to find the Lulu website today where you can publish your own books and projects. Subsequently i have rereleased  “I have finally found my Hero” which tells the story of the 1983 to 1991 Westfield Ultra Marathons. It has been available as a free download for a while, but now is […]

Wakefield 24hr – July 25th

July 17, 2008 by

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Pacheco and Donaldson win at Badwater

July 16, 2008 by

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Link Lone Pine, CA, July 15. Jorge Pacheco of Los Angeles held off Akos Konya of Oceanside, California to win the 2008 Badwater Ultra. Pacheco’s time of 23:20:16 was the second fastest in race history. Jamie Donaldson of Littleton, Colorado broke the women’s course record, winning in a time of 26:51:33. Pam Reed of Tucson, […]