UTA: Part 2 – The Race

Event: Ultra Trail Australia aka UTA Distance: 11km, 22km, 50km, 100km Type: Point to Point (11 & 22), Loop (50 & 100) Where: Katoomba, Blue Mountains, NSW Start: 22km –  Old Queen Victoria Hospital, Wentworth Falls Finish: Scenic World, Katoomba Event Partners / Supporters: Ultra-Trail World Tour, Aussie Grit, La Sportiva, Camelbak, Petzl, Buff, Injinji, […]

Journey to Ultra

The day the seed was planted on running an Ultra was the day I ran Surf Coast Century (Leg 3), back in September 2017. I never wanted to run a marathon,  yet a 50km trail event sounded highly appealing. Trail running and road running are very different, and I enjoy both for very different reasons. […]

Running the Major Mitchell Plateau

Distance: 20km (approx) Duration: 3-4 hours running Grade: Difficult Type: Point to point. (Car drop off recommended) Start: Mt William Carpark End: Jimmy Creek Campground Location: Grampians National Park Back in March 2016 Tom and I hiked the Major Mitchell Plateau. Little did I know that 2 1/2 years later I would be back, but running it. I have had (crazy) […]