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Time for World Solo Run body?

June 22, 2010 by

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I have been involved with Ultrarunning for over twenty years now and in that time I have been very fascinated by the exploits of  Solo Runners and Walkers achieving their exploits across the Globe.  That fascination has led me to becoming good friends with several Solo Runners over the last few years who have also […]

World Walk now in Australia

May 11, 2010 by

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Submitted by: Tony Mangan.  Jean Beliveau ‘s world walk is now in Australia. Jean has been walking almost 10 years. So far he has walked almost 62,000km in 62 countries! Well done Jean Story Courtesy:  luce@wwwalk.org Dearest friends! The walk on the east coast of Australia is going well! Jean is definitely not faced with […]

Planet Ultramarathon update – plans for the future

April 28, 2010 by

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I am very proud of what Planet Ultramarathon has brought to the world over the last few years.  It has been one of the top Ultra news websites that are in cyberspace.  At the beginning of the year, I did have ambition that the site should be owned by the Ultra community and the Ultra […]

Walking Man now in Victoria

October 27, 2008 by

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Australia 2008 Weeks 19-21 Submitted by: http://www.tonymangan.com Jump Back: Weeks 4-6 | Weeks 7-9 | Weeks 10-12 | Weeks 13-15 | Weeks 16-18 Walkingman’s 19th Week Across AustraliaGerrindong to Moruya, 9-22-2008 to 9-28, 124 miles, 19,460 Total World Walk Miles. Into Gerrindong at the start of 7 mile beach where I saw a flyer for […]

Walking Man – Nambucca Heads to Taree

September 17, 2008 by

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Submitted by: www.tonymangan.com Nambucca Heads to Taree, 8-24-2008 to 8-31, 138 miles, 18,978 Total World Walk Miles. First day of spring is here in New South Wales, Australia. Been seeing a few non native deciduous trees and fruit trees budding out new leaves and flowers. All the native trees and bushes are evergreen year round, […]

Walking Man – Grafton to Nambucca Heads

August 29, 2008 by

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Submitted by: www.tonymangan.com Grafton to Nambucca Heads, 8-18-2008 to 8-24, 92 miles, 18,840 Total World Walk Miles. Out of Grafton after a very nice stay with the Bloomer family. Always nice when a local invites me to stay and shares their home and friendship with me. Stopped at the Police station and then Library to […]

Walking Man – Now in New South Wales

August 23, 2008 by

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Submitted by: www.tonymangan.com Week 11. Brisbane to Tweed Heads, 7-28-2008 to 8-3, 92 miles, 18,566 Total World Walk Miles. Wore out my Teva Wraptor running sandals after 1400 miles. The new heel the cobbler put on 400 miles back was still good, but I could feel the foam rubber breaking down as my feet were […]