Month: September 2018

Lewinski takes the win at Launceston 100k

Contributed by Chris Lewinski, Launceston Marathon 100k Winner On a clear and still Launceston, Tas morning an enthusiastic group of runners lined up outside Aurora stadium for the inaugural Ultrain Launceston 100. The mood was light and the atmosphere relaxed as runners began the nine-and-a-bit laps of the race. It was fantastic to see so… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Event Results Aug-Sep 2018

Here are the results for Australian ultra running events published since the last Ultramag. For more results, please visit the AURA results website.   Date Event AURA Listed Records Eligible Nat Champ 23/09/18 Launceston Marathon 100km (100km road) Y 15/09/18 Surf Coast Century 50 km (50km trail) Y 15/09/18 Surf Coast Century 100 km (100km trail) Y 09/09/18 River Run 50 Brisbane (50km road) Y 09/09/18 River Run 100 Brisbane (100km road) Y 08/09/18 The Great North Walk 50 Mile (50mi trail) Y 08/09/18 The Great North Walk 50 km (50km trail) Y 08/09/18 The Great North Walk 100 Mile (100mi trail) Y 08/09/18 The Great North Walk 100 km (100km trail) Y 08/09/18 Glasshouse 100 – 50 km (50km trail) Y 08/09/18 Glasshouse 100 – 100 Miles (100mi trail) Y 08/09/18 Glasshouse 100 – 100 km (100km trail) Y 01/09/18 Surf Coast Wonderfalls Trail Run (52km trail) 01/09/18 Kowen Moonlighter 12h (12h trail) 01/09/18 Coastal High 50 (50km trail) 01/09/18 Bright Ultra 50 km (50km trail) Y 26/08/18 Kuranda to Port Douglas Trail Race (64km trail) Y...

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Gardiner’s first 50 miler…and what a 50 miler it was!

Contributed by Sophee Gardiner, WTF 2018 second placer I wanted to participate in the WTF 50 mile race because it’s an iconic ultra event in Western Australia. I know the course and terrain well, the elevation is not aggressive, and the trail is not technical which seemed perfect for my first 50 miler. At 4:15am… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Special Report – A Captain’s Perspective

SPECIAL REPORT Contributed by Brendan Davies, 100k World Championship Australian Team Captain The 30th IAU/IAAF 100km World Championship was held on 8 September in the tranquil rural setting of Sveti Martin na Muri, in northern Croatia. Team Australia left with high hopes after securing improved team results at the last Championship two years again in Spain. Growth in participation in ultra running in Australia has yielded fantastic results from more athletes and selectors rightly choosing large teams as a consequence, with a great mixture of youth and experience. Originally eight women and seven men were selected, by far the...

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Coach’s Corner – The Know How of Hitting the Downhills Fast

Coach’s Corner is a new feature for our AURA members, where qualified trained professionals provide you with advice and tips on improving and enhancing your ultra running performance. Contributed by Nick Muxlow, Run Coach at The Ultra Journey and Author (SA) Nick Muxlow is a Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Coach, accredited with Athletics Australia. He… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Dec 01

2018 IAU 24H Asia & Oceania Championships

December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018
Dec 02

Wellington Forest Trail Ultra

December 2, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 07

Coast to Kosciuszko 

December 7, 2018 - December 9, 2018
Dec 09

Gold Coast 50km

December 9, 2018
Dec 16

Six Inch Trail Marathon

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