Race Recap: Surf Coast Century, 50km

Event: Surf Coast Century Date: 21-22 September 2019 Type: Off-Road, Trail Distance: (Saturday)100km, 100km Relay, 50km, (Sunday)23km, 15km, 9km Where: Anglesea, Surf Coast, Victoria Event Partners/Sponsors: Clif Bar, Tailwind, Steigen, Surf Coast Shire, Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Bogong Equipment It took: 16 weeks 800+ training kilometres 100+ training hours 12,000+ meters of elevation Two […]

Race Recap: Peaks & Trails

Event: Peaks and Trails Date: 3-4 August 2019 Type: Off Road Distance: 6.4km, 11km, 22km, 26km, 50km & Mt Abrupt Challenge Where: Dunkeld, Southern Grampians, Victoria Event Partners/Sponsors: Steigen, VFuel, AGL, The Running Company, Royal Mail Hotel When your husband designs the website and agrees to be one of the photographers you get a free entry. I mean hello free […]

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, […]

Race Review: Australian Running Festival

Event: Australian Running Festival Distance: 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultra Marathon Type: Loop, with there and backs Where: Canberra, ACT Start: Old Parliment House Finish: West Lawns, Parkes Way Event Partners / Supporters: TATA, Rebel, Gu, NUUN, Visit Canberra The Australian Running Festival, is set in our nation’s capital of Canberra. This year the […]

Race Review: Surf Coast Century (Leg 3)

Event: Surf Coast Century (aka SCC100) Distance: 50km, 100km, 2/3 or 4 Person 100km Relay Type: 50km – Loop, 100km – look, Relay – Point to Point Where: Anglesea, Victoria Start: Anglesea for Leg 1, 3, 50km & 100km.  Point Danger, Torquay – Leg 2. Moggs Creek – Leg 4. Finish: Anglesea, Victoria Event Partners […]

Race Review: Peaks & Trails 26km

One of the first things I do in race week is to look at the weather prediction. This gives me an idea of what to wear and pack on race day. Things were not looking good for this year’s Peaks & Trails.  With a high possibility of rain and strong winds, race conditions were going […]

Race Recap: Afterglow 12km

Event: Afterglow – Twilight Night Trail Run Date: 26th November 2016 Distance: 21km or 12km Type: Trail, Point to Point Where: Point Addis (21km), Bells Beach Sth (12km) to Torquay, Victoria Event Partners: Mizuno, Black Diamond, Tailwind, Tour de Trails Hands down my favourite race for 2015 was Afterglow. Needless to say I when registrations for Afterglow opened back […]