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) […]

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 […]

Surf Coast Trail (Half) Marathon

Event: Surf Coast Trail Marathon Distance: Full Marathon, Half Marathon or Team Marathon Type: Point to Point Where: Torquay Victoria, utilising the Surf Coast Walk Start: Torquay / Point Addis Finish: Fairhaven SLSC Event Partners / Supportors: Saucony, i/o Merino, The Happy Runner, Rouge Wave. It was my first ever trail run.  I had high expectations, but […]

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: Run Forrest

Event: Run Forest Date: 12th June 2016 Type: Trail Run Distance: 20ish, 10km, 5km Where: Barwon River Reserve, Forrest Event Partners: Mizuno, HeadSox, Compressport, Hello Fresh, Southern Exposure, Forrest Brewing Company Run Forest aptly named after the location of the run; Forrest. Forrest is a hinterland township nestled in the heart of the Otway Ranges, Victoria. This trail […]

Race Recap: Afterglow

Event: Afterglow – Twilight Night Trail Run Date: 28th November 2015 Distance: 21km or 12km Type: Trail, Point to Point Where: Point Addis to Torquay, Victoria Event Partners: Black Diamond, Tailwind, The Happy Runner, Surf Coast Trail Runners Afterglow is the sister event to the Surf Coast Trail Marathon, and is currently the only Half Trail Marathon that runs at […]