Month: February 2018

Boyd hits the Jackpot Las Vegas style

Contributed by Marie Boyd, AURA Member, Ultra Runner The Jackpot Ultra Running Festival from February 16 to 18 this year was presented in Las Vegas, USA at Cornerstone Park, a recreational facility with several miles of paved, gravel and packed dirt running track. Ken and Stephanie Rubeli have created a ‘must do’ event with Jackpot,… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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DIY Ultra the Kerry (or Treasure) Way

Contributed by Ben Treasure, AURA Member, Ultra Runner Shirley: “We need to visit my family in Ireland this year.” Me: (In my head: Well, there goes three weeks of annual leave spent with the in-laws, plus ten grand in airfares) “Sure honey, sounds awesome, let me check if any events are on while we’re there…nothing… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Knowledge, insight key to Linney’s 100k win

Contributed by Darren Linney, Winner, 100kms SA Track Championships I had such a fantastic and memorable night of running at last month’s SA Track Championships in the 100kms event, and felt I was amongst some truly great runners and volunteers who showed great sportsmanship at a well-organised event on a hot Adelaide summer night, on… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Too many races, too little time

Contributed by Andy Heyden, AURA Member, Ultra Runner In a rare moment of spare time on a recent flight, I started reflecting on 10 years of ultra running, how I have adapted training in my 40s, and the effect of some ‘magic’ berries. Nearly 23 years after tackling my first marathon to raise money for… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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AURA members take pride with Queen’s Baton

By Kate Dzienis Thousands of Australian local legends have started their journeys in carrying the Queen’s Baton in the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which are set to be held on the Gold Coast from April 4 to 15. In February, however, two West Australian AURA members had an opportunity to carry the… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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