Month: July 2018

Weekly News Brief – 31/7/2018

Yaberoo Trail Ultra, WA Ultra Series WA started its new round of events with the first in its series, Yaberoo Trail Ultra, at the weekend in the Yaberoo Budjara Heritage Trail through Neerabup National Park in WA. There were three distances to choose from – 15k, 25k, and a 50k, and there was a plethora of AURA members hitting the trails in conditions considered perfect for racing, albeit cold at the start. For the women’s 50k, 100k World Championship team member Margaret Hadley claimed a course record for her division with her first placing podium finish, completing the arduous...

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Wild Goose Chase steals Harvie’s heart

Contributed by Zora Harvie, AURA member The Wild Goose Chase 45km Ultra on Saturday, 30 June was my first ultra trail run and what a day it was. From arriving at the camp village to being out on the course the experience was truly one that I will not forget. The Wild Goose Village was like… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Get to know your 100k World team – Larissa Tichon

With a Belarusian grandfather who was an ex-gymnast, and still doing flips at the age of 70, it’s little wonder that Larissa Tichon found herself touched by sports early in life. The Inner West Sydney-sider was encouraged to aim for the Olympics after competing in gymnastics herself, but being a tom boy meant she tried… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Get to know your 100k World team – Tia Jones

It’s little wonder that Tia Jones, who was named the 2017 Australian Female Ultra Runner of the Year, is on the 100k World Team heading to Croatia this September. Her stats include running the 10th best distance in the world for a 12hr (128.689kms/Aust W50 record) set at Canberra 12 Hour in March 2017* as… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Get to know your 100k World team – Tash Fraser

We all use running as a form of therapy, one way or another, but none more so than 31-year-old Tash Fraser from Ballarat, Vic. Now on the 100km World Team heading to Croatia this September, she has gone from strength to strength considering how and why she got into sport in the first place. And… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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