Author: Alexis Oosterhoff

Event Results Dec-Jan 2019

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 26/01/19 Knapsack 6hr Australia Day Lap Race (6h trail) 26/01/19 Hill Climb Challenge: Round 2 – Dayboro (12h trail) Y 19/01/19 Australia Day Ultra 75 Km (75km road) Y Y 19/01/19 Australia Day Ultra 50 Km (50km road) Y Y 19/01/19 Australia Day Ultra 100 Km – 50km Split (50km road) Y 19/01/19 Australia Day Ultra 100 Km (100km road) Y Y 13/01/19 Two Bays 56 km Trail Run (56km trail) Y 06/01/19 Bogong to Hotham (64km trail) 05/01/19 Narrabeen Allnighter 12 hours Trail (12h trail) Y 31/12/18 New Years Eve Rock around the Clock 6hr (6h road) 31/12/18 New Years Eve Rock around the Clock 50km (50km road) 23/12/18 Sandman 50 (50km trail) Y 16/12/18 Six Inch Trail 46 km Marathon (46km trail) Y 16/12/18 Misty Mountain Trail Run (50km trail) 09/12/18 Gold Coast 50 Road Race (50km road) Y...

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Winner – December 2018 Membership Competition

Congratulations to David Jones of Oyster Bay NSW who has won our December 2018 Membership Competition.  David will receive free entry to any AURA listed event in 2019 (list here) up to the value of $500 , and a further $500 towards travel and accommodation associated with attending their chosen event. Thank you to everyone who renewed or joined AURA during the month of December – there were a total of 254 individual and 14 family memberships that were eligible for the draw. For full details of the competition terms and conditions can be found here. While the competition is...

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Record your volunteer efforts for the 2018 Points Competition

  Did you volunteer at an ultra running event in 2018? If you did, THANK YOU! Without the thousands of hours volunteered each and every year, many of the events on the Australian circuit could not be held. For those who volunteered at an AURA listed event during the year, would you like that recognised and recorded in the AURA 2018 Points Competition? The AURA Points Competition tally for 2018 has been updated with all results for 2018 — you can see the current state here.  All that’s left is information on those who assisted at events during the...

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From the VP (Dec’18)

2018 IAU ASIAN 24 HOUR CHAMPIONSHIPs A huge congratulations to our Asian Championship team, taking out 2nd place in both the Women’s and Men’s competitions, and to Tia Jones, for her 2nd place in the Women’s individual race.  And to all the volunteers who helped across the weekend, including friends and family of the runners, and Rob Donkersloot who was Team Manager, a massive thanks: there’s no doubt that the team was better for your presence. If you didn’t see the fantastic runner bio’s published on Facebook on the week leading up to the event, here are links to the articles: Ewan Horsburgh Sharon Sholz Nikki Wynd Matthew Eckford Stephen Redfern Mick Thwaites Tia Jones Donna Urquart John Yoon For a summary of the event and the results, see this Weekly Report.  Rob Donkersloot has produced a short video from the race which really highlights the hard work that went into the race by our representatives. Membership Competition draw Join AURA, or renew your membership before end of 2018, and you could win $500 towards entry into any of the 2019 AURA listed events, plus a further $500 towards travel and accommodation expenses.  New members can join here, and existing members please logon and visit the Membership Account page to renew.  Terms & Conditions can be found here. National Age Records Jodie Oborne has recently ratified a number of new age...

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Event Results Oct-Dec 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 09/12/18 Mitchell River Trail (50km trail) 02/12/18 Wellington Forest Trail Ultra (45km trail) Y 01/12/18 Bruny Island Ultra Marathon (64km trail) 01/12/18 IAU 24h Asia and Oceania Championships (24h track) Y Y ASIAN 25/11/18 Stromlo Lightning Strike 50km (50km trail) 24/11/18 Alpine Challenge 60 km (60km trail) 24/11/18 Alpine Challenge 100 Mile (100mi trail) 24/11/18 Alpine Challenge 100 km (100km trail) 11/11/18 Marysville 50km Ultramarathon (50km trail) 11/11/18 Freedom Trail Run (50km trail) 10/11/18 Upstream Challenge (50km road) 03/11/18 Feral Pig Ultra 50 mi (50mi trail) Y 03/11/18 Feral Pig Ultra 50 km (50km trail) Y 03/11/18 Feral Pig Ultra 100 mi (100mi trail) Y 03/11/18 Portland 3 Bays Trail Ultra (60km trail) 28/10/18 Ned Kelly Chase 50km (50km road) Y Y 28/10/18 Ned Kelly Chase 100km (100km road) Y Y 27/10/18 Halloween Howler 50km (50km trail) 27/10/18 The Heysen 57km Trail Race (57km trail) Y 27/10/18 The Heysen 105km Trail Race (105km trail)...

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