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6 Day Race to return to Australia – 2013

May 8, 2010 by


This is just a quick post to announce my intention to try and resurrect the Australian 6 day race from 2013. I think there is a place on the ultra circuit for us to have one again. The interest is there from here and overseas. It will be in Canberra. It will be in autumn […]

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 […]

Melbourne to Brisbane Ultra

April 22, 2008 by


Link The Ultra, a 44 day stage race from Melbourne to Brisbane, to be held in October and November 2009, has announced that it is now taking expressions of interest from elite athletes. There is to be a cap of 15 runners, with approximately half expected to be from within Australia. the balance from overseas. […]

Date set for Melbourne to Brisbane Stage Race – 2009

February 2, 2008 by


Jurek and Kimball – Ultrarunners of the Year – 2007

January 19, 2008 by

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Link FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 17, 2008 Jurek, Kimball Named UltraRunning Magazine’s Runners of the Year Scott Jurek of Seattle and Nikki Kimball of Bozeman, Montana have been voted the 2007 UltraRunning Magazine North American runners of the year. Jurek won Colorado’s Hardrock 100 Mile in July, generally considered the toughest of the 39 100-mile […]

HURT 100- Game On!!!

January 19, 2008 by


HURT 100- Game On!!! Hey all, The runners will soon be checked in. The course is manicured and it appears to be a fast track. The ribbons have been hung, tents set up and portable potties delivered. Now we wait the blowing of the Conch shell and the 100 intrepid athletes will be off to […]

Gebrselassie wins Dubai Marathon

January 18, 2008 by

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Link Gebrselassie wins Dubai Marathon but misses new record 10 hours ago DUBAI (AFP) — Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie won the Dubai Marathon on Friday and prize money of 250,000 dollars, although he failed to beat the world record time of 2hr 04min 26sec he set in Berlin in September. His failure by 27 seconds to […]