Month: November 2017

Weekly News – 29/11/17

Alpine Challenge The Victorian Alps were the landscape behind last weekend’s Alpine Challenge, hosted by Running Wild, on November 25 and 26. Across three distances the event saw 42 competitors take on the 100 Miler, 45 in the 100kms, and 42 in the 60kms. A big congratulations goes out to AURA’s own Dan Beard who closed in to take second place in the 100 Miler with a time of 25:02:48, just behind first place getter David Gianelli from Italy (24:36:43). Andrew Hough claimed the title of third male with his time of 26.38.32. A stellar job for two AURA members...

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2017 Event Results Oct-Nov

Here are the results for AURA listed events published since the last Ultramag. For more results, please visit the AURA results website   Date Event 23/09/2017 Waterous Trail on Foot 50 Mile (WTF50) (50mi trail) 23/09/2017 Waterous Trail on Foot 100 Mile (WTF100/WTF50) (100mi trail) 23/09/2017 Sri Chinmoy Canberra Centenary 104 km Trail Run (104km trail) 24/09/2017 Yurrebilla Trail 56km Ultra (56km trail) 30/09/2017 Nerang State Forest 100 Mile Run (100mi trail) 30/09/2017 Nerang State Forest 100 km Run (100km trail) 30/09/2017 IAU 50km World Championships (Fuxian Lake Highland Ultramarathon) (50km road) 30/09/2017 Fuxian Lake Highland Ultramarathon 100K (100km...

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Javelina as hot as a jalapeño

By Kate Dzienis We all know how intense the Australian heat can be; we acknowledge the brutality it forebodes on us, we understand the risks associated with it. Even when people across the world talk about our southern land, they associate it with the temperatures only hell can bear. But in the US, the Arizona… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Records broken at this year’s Washpool

Contributed by Steel Beveridge It was a case of Veni, Vidi, Vici (I came, I saw, I conquered) for Sydney runner Blake Turner as he charged from the start line at the Washpool World Heritage Trails on Sunday, October 15, 2017. He crafted a commanding victory as well as a new course record with a… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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No dampeners on Cowling’s Yurrebilla efforts

Contributed by Gayle Cowling Who said running 56kms with an injured hamstring was a smart thing to do? The Yurrebilla Trail 56km Ultra in South Australia had been recommended by many of my Victorian running colleagues as a wonderful event with great scenery, diverse terrain and massive support from all the locals. Participating in Yurrebilla on… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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