Author: Kate Dzienis

Weekly News Brief – 18/3/2019

Canberra 48 Hour, ACT (AURA National Championships) The Canberra 48hr was held across the weekend, starting on Friday, March 15 through to Sunday, March 17 and it doubled as AURA’s 2019 48hr National Championship Event at the Australian Institute of Sport on a certified 400-metre track. Also included trackside were the 24hr, 12hr, 6hr, 100km and marathon races and from all the social media posts doing the rounds from the ultra running community, the C48hr was a must-attend event. In the AURA 48hr National Championships, it was a stellar effort by everyone who ran. Congratulations to mighty Mick Thwaites...

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Weekly News Brief – 13/3/2019

AAA Racing Hill Climb Challenge (Round 3), Qld Round 3 aka the Big Dipper event of the AAA Racing Hill Climb Challenge was held across the weekend (March 9 to 10) at Millwood Road in Beerburrum, and an adventurous yet small group rocked up to race overnight in one of three events – the 3hr, 6hr and 12hr. Clearly a tough event, with non-stop hill repeats, the Big Dipper event consists of laps, with each lap having two climbs and two descents into the same valley (one on the way out, and one on the way back). All participants...

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Weekly News Brief – 4/3/2019

Runningworks Lark Hill Dusk to Dawn, WA It was a big night down in Port Kennedy, WA where the annual Runningworks Lark Hill Dusk to Dawn 100k and 50k was held. The event is a 3k limestone loop course, GPS measured, and there are three distances to choose from – 25k (eight laps), 50k (17 laps) and the 100k (34 laps). Dusk to Dawn kicked off as the sun set on Saturday, March 2 near-on 7pm, and runners were given an official cut-off so long as they started their last lap by no later than 8am Sunday morning. There...

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Event Results Jan-Feb 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 24/02/19 Snowies Trail Run Festival (50km trail) 20/02/19 Delirious W.E.S.T. 200 Miler (350km trail) Y 10/02/19 Glasshouse Hares And Hounds 52 km Trail Run (52km trail) 09/02/19 6h Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn (6h track) 09/02/19 50km Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn (50km track) 09/02/19 12h Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn (12h track) 09/02/19 100km Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn (100km track) 02/02/19 Cradle Mountain Run (82km trail) Y 02/02/19 Leaning Tuart Ultra (50km trail) Y 26/01/19 SA Track 50 Championship (50km track) Y Y 26/01/19 SA Track 100 Championship (100km track) Y...

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Salinovich takes the 200 Miler and secures 95 hours

Contributed by Matt Salinovich, 2019 Delirious W.E.S.T finisher (95:28) Firstly, thanks to all the hard work and vision put in by Delirious W.E.S.T 200 Miler race organisers Shaun Kaesler and Bill Irving. This thing you have created is beautiful and is such an enjoyable and accessible race right here in Australia. Secondly, thanks to all… This content is for AURA members only.Log In...

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