Author: Kate Dzienis

Weekly News Brief – 5/11/2018

Feral Pig Ultra, WA The weekend’s Feral Pig Ultra along the historic Bibbulman Track across the Darling Ranges in WA featured a plethora of AURA members taking on a range of distances – the 100 miler, 50 miler, and 50k. Cool, balmy conditions saw the 100 milers kick start their campaign from midnight Friday/Saturday, with similar chills for the 50 milers who hit the start buttons at 6am Saturday. Perth’s spring heat popped its head out despite a forecast of storms and showers for the race, with temperatures reaching 26 degrees, which left the 50k runners (who began at...

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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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