Race Review: Run Melbourne

Event: Run MelbourneDate: 24th July 2022Type: RoadDistance: 21.1km/ 10km/ 5kmWhere: Melbourne, VictoriaEvent Partners/Sponsors: Gatorade, Sole Motive, Asics, Runners World, Fisiocrem, City of Melbourne Ten years ago, I ran my very first half marathon at Run Melbourne. It seemed fitting ten years on, to go back to where it all started. Melbourne was my home for 16 …

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Relief Run Recap

Relief Run (organised by the awe-inspiring Samantha Gash), was a 21 or 5km virtual run to support those affected by the devastating Australian Bushfires. 100% of the registration fee went to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund. The devastation of these fires was (and still is) worldwide news. It is going to be …

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Race Review: Australian Running Festival

Event: Australian Running FestivalDistance: 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultra MarathonType: Loop, with there and backsWhere: Canberra, ACTStart: Old Parliament HouseFinish: West Lawns, Parkes WayEvent Partners / Supporters: TATA, Rebel, Gu, NUUN, Visit Canberra The Australian Running Festival is set in our nation’s capital Canberra. This year the festival was held on the 14th-15th of …

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Surf Coast Trail (Half) Marathon

Event: Surf Coast Trail MarathonDistance: Full Marathon, Half Marathon or Team MarathonType: Point to PointWhere: Torquay Victoria, utilising the Surf Coast WalkStart: Torquay / Point AddisFinish: Fairhaven SLSCEvent Partners / Supporters: Saucony, i/o Merino, The Happy Runner, Rouge Wave. It was my first-ever trail run.  I had high expectations, but to be honest, I hated it. So …

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Race Recap: Afterglow

Event: Afterglow – Twilight Night Trail RunDate: 28th November 2015Distance: 21km or 12kmType: Trail, Point to PointWhere: Point Addis to Torquay, VictoriaEvent Partners: Black Diamond, Tailwind, The Happy Runner, Surf Coast Trail Runners Afterglow is the sister event to the Surf Coast Trail Marathon and is currently the only Half Trail Marathon that runs at twilight in Australia. If bad …

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Race Recap: Mosaic to Mountain 21km Trail

Event: Mosaic to Mountain Distance: 4.7km, 10km, 21km & 26km Type: Loop Where: Dunkeld, Victoria Start: Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld Finish: Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld Sponsors / Supporters : Dunkeld Kindergarten, Royal Mail Hotel, AGL Oaklands Hill Wind Farm, Souther Grampians Cottages, Cafe 109 In 2013 & 2014 I did their 10km events. Which were lovely. Besides a hill, at the start, …

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