Author: Alexis Oosterhoff

Event Results Apr-May 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 20/05/18 Princes Park 50 Km Urban Trail Run  20/05/18 The Great Ocean Road International Marathon (60km road) Y 19/05/18 Princes Park 6hr Urban Trail… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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Committee Update

It’s been a busy couple of months for AURA and its membership. World Trail Championship In May, Lou Clifton (12:09:23), Robyn Bruins (12:09:39), Gill Fowler (12:13:49), David Turnbull (12:25:13) and Jessica Schluter (12:36:08) represented Australia at the 2018 World Trail Championships in Penyagolosa, Spain and did our nation proud. A huge congratulations to them all for finishing strongly and within 30min of each other. I spoke on Tuesday night with David (team captain) about the event, and he had nothing but good things to say about the event organisation and the very tough course: at 88kms with 5000m of ascent, it didn’t look on paper like a tough one, but in his words, it was “brutal” and “technical as … !” In the lead-up to the event, in addition to the event briefings, each national team received an individual briefing on drug testing, and was advised that the top male and female ranked runners would be tested (in our case, that was Lou and David). They were both required to give blood samples. David stated he was grateful to have undertaken the ASADA online training before attending the event because it gave him a solid understanding of both his and the tester’s responsibilities, and also resulted in him being a lot more informed about the risks inherent in using off-the-shelf supplements when it comes to drug testing. I would encourage all...

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Event Results Mar-Apr 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 22/04/2018 6h Coburg Harriers Carnival (6h track) Y Y 22/04/2018 24h Coburg Harriers Carnival (24h track) Y Y 22/04/2018 12h Coburg Harriers Carnival (12h track) Y Y 22/04/2018 Convicts and Wenches (50km trail) Y 15/04/2018 Canberra 50km Ultramarathon (50km road) Y Y Y 14/04/2018 Buffalo Stampede Ultra SkyMarathon (75km trail) 14/04/2018 Five Peaks Ultramarathon 58 km (58km trail) 8/04/2018 Mt Solitary 45 km Ultra Race (45km trail)...

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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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