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 […]

Race Review: Peaks & Trails 26km

Event: Peaks and Trails Date: 6th & 7th July 2016 Type: Off Road Distance: 2km Kid Dash, 6.4km, 11km, 22km, 26km & 50km Where: Dunkeld, Southern Grampians, Victoria Event Partners/Sponsors: Corea Quarters, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Cafe 109, Steigen, The Running Company, Royal Mail Hotel This event was previously known as Mosaic to Mountain. In 2015 they introduced a […]

Race Recap: Wings For Life World Run – Melbourne

Event: Wings for Life World Run Date: 8th May 2016 Type: Continous one way Where: World Wide Melbourne Start: Patterson’s Reserve, Hawthorn 9pm Event Partners: Spinal Cord Research, Red Bull, Garmin, Puma, LED Lenser When registrations for the 2016 Wings for Life World Run opened up, I of course had to sign up to do it again. It’s […]

Race Recap: Werribee Mansion Run

Event: Werribee Mansion Fun Run Date: 24th April2016 Distance: 21km / 10km / 5.5km / 3.5km / Kids Dash Type: Loop, with There & Backs Track Type: Mixed.  Gravel, footpath, grass, granitic sand. Where: Werribee Mansion, Werribee Event Partners/Sponsors: My Physio, Wyndham City Council, Steigen The Werribee Mansion run was my fall back event after I was unable to […]