Month: October 2018

Stunning views captured at GOW100s

Contributed by Gayle Cowling, AURA member The GOW100 is one of my favourite ultras, whether I’m actively competing in it or as a volunteer at one of the four checkpoints. It’s a race that showcases some of Victoria’s greatest coast lines and tourist attractions, and a privileged group of us get to run it from… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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McConnell’s first miler – and he wins it

Contributed by Andrew McConnell, AURA member/Hume & Hovell Ultra 100 Miler Winner I ran 100 miles on Saturday, October 13 at the Hume & Hovell Ultra, and before I continue, I believe it was in my last two or three race reports that I said each time it had been the hardest race I had… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Not a race report, because Sparta

Contributed by Fergus Edwards, AURA member/Spartathlon runner This isn’t a race report. Thirty-five Spartathlons have been run in high heat and high humidity, with DNFs caused by dehydration, hyponatraemia, chafing, and blisters. Ours was the first one run through a cyclone (hilariously, Cyclone Zorba). The chances of any of you having to run this race… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Get your hands on Journey to 100

Book Review Journey to 100: How to run your best 100km ultramarathon and love it Nick Muxlow, Author If you’re a collector of running books (and let’s face it, some of you out there are, I know you are!), then it’s time to get your hands on Journey to 100: How to run your best… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Race Director’s Report – Nerang

Contributed by Ian Cornelius, Nerang Event Organiser Although the Nerang 200 miler has 11,640 metres of vert and is rated as difficult as Badwater or Great North Walk (times two), it is made quite manageable by the fact that it is conducted on a looped course of 25 kms meaning that crew support, food, clothing… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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