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2011 Canberra 12 hour FatAss

October 23, 2010 by

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Details are here.  I hope to see as many of you as possible.   Phil

Pacific Coast Trail Runs – 2009 Schedule

December 25, 2008 by

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Whether you’re considering trail running for the first time or are an experienced ultra runner, we promise you a rewarding experience in a beautiful environment. We are recognized for the spectacular courses, unsurpassed aid stations, well-marked trails, accurately measured distances, distinctive t-shirt designs, and friendly atmosphere – all at a reasonable price. While awards are […]

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, […]

Lisa Tamati to tackle Badwater

July 12, 2008 by

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Link Lisa Tamati has arrived in California to tackle Death Valley in one of the world’s most gruelling ultra-marathons. In sweltering heat the New Plymouth woman next week will run 217km non-stop through the desert. And the place names in this most unforgiving part of the planet say it all – Furnace Creek, Devil’s Cornfield, […]