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Wild Goose Chase Ultra

June 28, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Frequently labelled as the most incredible running experience on the WA Ultra Marathon Scene, this wild weekend of running tackles some of Perth’s largest hills with step climbs, goat trails, single tracks and creek crossings in a stunning bush environment. The Village campground is a fantastic environment in itself with the whole family encourages to join us for a three day running festival.

The Wild Goose Chase Running Festival is a Multi-Day event held in the picturesque Avon Valley National Park via Gidgegannup in the Perth Hills sharing the trails with an abundance of Kangaroos, Emus, Kookaburras and other native wildlife.

The festival has blossomed into an outstanding selection of trail races from 5k for the kids up to 177k for the Multi-day events with plenty of elevation for each course, in a quintessential Australian bush setting.

With 2 Multi-day events aptly named the Loose Goose (18k, 45k, 22.5k) and the Duck’s Nuts (18k, 106k, 53k), these races are designed to test your grit, determination, stamina, dedication and overall mental insanity levels.

Alternatively, you may wish to race of Flagship single day event, the Wild Goose 106k Ultra accruing approx. 3600m of elevation and a massive 5 UTMB points certified through ITRA, one of only a handful of races in Australia to do this on a 100k ish race.

Not to be taken lightly, each race throughout the festival is going to bite you at some stage with technical single goat track, downhill speed descents, creek running and relentless uphills, the festival will undoubtedly create many stories to tell.

The heart & soul for the weekend is centred around the Wild Goose Chase Festival Village at CEC Burrows campground where camping over the 3+ days is encouraged with room for caravans and camper trailers too.  Every race starts and finishes here.  Bring the kids, sit around the campfires at the end of a hard slog and spin some yarns.  A truly memorable weekend for the whole family is promised.

Friday : 18km Hill Climb
Saturday: 106km, 45km
Sunday: 53km, 22.5km

Results

Wild Goose Chase - Duck’s Nuts multiday (177km)

Yearmaletimefemaletime
2018Andrew Poli22:36:20Jen Millum24:09:28
2017Richard Avery21:12:00Margie Hadley
23:02:00

Wild Goose Chase - Loose Goose multiday (86km)

Yearmaletimefemaletime
2018Peter Duff10:20:10Sandra Wharerau14:00:41
2017Mick Thwaites
13:01:00Shaye Pett
14:32:00

Wild Goose Chase - 106km

Yearmaletimefemaletime
2018Grant Guise12:34:00Jen Millum14:48:00
2017Richard Avery
12:38:42Margie Hadley
13:52:34

Wild Goose Chase - 53km

Yearmaletimefemaletime
2018Daniel O'Brien5:39:00Jen Millum7:19:00
2017David Kennedy
5:14:06Margie Hadley
6:45:52

Wild Goose Chase - 45km

Yearmaletimefemaletime
2018Jeremy Pelvin4:46:00Georgia Snowball6:51:00
2017Stuart Briggs
4:42:00Gisela Gartmair
5:15:00

Details

Start:
June 28, 2018
End:
June 30, 2018
Event Category:
Website:
http://wildgoosechaseultra.com.au/

Organiser

Ultra Series WA (Shaun Kaesler)
Phone:
0412 054 427
Email:
shaun@ultraserieswa.com.au
Website:
http://ultraserieswa.com.au

Venue

Avon Valley National Park
Avon Valley National Park, WA Australia