Author: Alexis Oosterhoff

Event Results Feb-Mar 2018

Here are the results for 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 24/03/2018 Trails & Ales Ultra 50km (50km trail) Y 24/03/2018 Trails & Ales Ultra 100km (100km trail) Y 24/03/2018 Duncan’s Run-Fifty (50km trail) Y 17/03/2018 Canberra 6hr Race (6h track) Y Y 17/03/2018 Canberra 24hr Race (24h track) Y Y 17/03/2018 Canberra 12hr Race (12h track) Y Y 17/03/2018 Razorback 64 km Run (64km trail) 16/03/2018 Canberra 48hr (48h track) Y Y Y 10/03/2018 Lumberjack Ultra (50km trail)...

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Your Say: National Championship eligibility

Since 2002, AURA has held an annual championship across several time and distance based events, for AURA members only. This has led to trophies being awarded to members who finished outside of the event placings, failing to recognise those who would might otherwise be the “Australian Champion” for an event except for their non-member status…. This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Event Results Jan-Feb 2018

Here are the results for ultra running events published since the last Ultramag. For more results, please visit the AURA results website. Date Event AURA Records Eligible Nat Champ 10.02.2018 Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn – 12h Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn – 100km Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn – 6h Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn – 50km 03.02.2018 Cradle Mountain Run (82km trail) Y  27.01.2018  SA Track 100 Championship (100km track)  Y  Y  SA Track 50 Championship (50km track)  Y  Y  20.01.2018 Australia Day Ultra 100 Km (100km road) Y Y Australia Day Ultra...

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Event Results Dec 17 – Jan 18

Here are the results for AURA-listed events published since the last Ultramag. For more results, please visit the AURA results website. Date Event AURA Records Eligible Nat Champ 2018  20.01.2018 Australia Day Ultra 100 Km (100km road) Y Y Australia Day Ultra 100 Km – 50km Split (50km road) Y Y Australia Day Ultra 50 Km (50km road) Y Y 14.01.2018 Two Bays 56 km Trail Run (56km trail) Y Y 07.01.2018 Bogong to Hotham (64km trail) 06.01.2018 Narrabeen Allnighter 12 hours Trail (12h trail) Y 2017 31.12.2017 New Years Eve Rock around the Clock 6hr (6h road) 17.12.2017...

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2017 Ultra Running Statistics

Using the data recorded in AURA’s results database, the following information about Australian Ultra Running races was compiled. Events There were a total of 140 individual races recorded during 2017: 111 were distance based, 29 were timed Of the 140 individual races  105 were listed by AURA. Broken down by state: VIC: 41 QLD: 30 WA: 22 NSW: 21 SA: 14 ACT: 6 TAS: 5 NT: 1 Participation There were a total of 9,018 individual performances, of which 2,986 (33%) were by women There were 6,467 unique people who participated, of which 2,185 (34%) were women Participation by distance: under 60km:  5,845 60km-85km:  704 85km-105km: 1,959 105km-180km: 371 180km+: 139 Other stats A total of 631,189km was covered in these races , 200,095km ( 32%) by women. The longest individual distances were run by Mick Thwaites (404.560km) and Susan Keith (316.077km) in the Canberra 48h The longest individual completion times were by Zoe van Middeldyk and Christopher MacLean in the GSER 100mi The further distance covered over multiple races was by Kevin Muller (1647.204km) and Cheryl Symons (1362.523km). The most time spent participating over multiple races was by Cheryl Symons (8d:15h:4m) and Kevin Muller (8d:1h:31m)    ...

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