The 2016 Hillary – Gill Fowler 1st & New CR

The Hillary was on my “to do’ list as the photos of the trail and the map made it look a very appealing run. Showing 80kms of up’s and down’s on a trail hugging the coastline. A last minute realization a support crew would be very helpful. So a quick call to mum “how about a […]

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Race Report Alpine Challange Tom Brazier

La Sportiva Alpine Challenge 100 miler (Running Wild) Have been building up to this one for a while and was super excited for my first attempt at the 100 mile distance. With 7000m of ascent/descent mostly on rough single tracks, it’s a pretty challenging course – but my theory was that the variety of terrain […]

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Cradle Mountain Run Race Report

Cradle Mountain Run Race Report Gill Fowler ventured down to Tasmania at the start of February to take on the Cradle Mountain Run, here is her report on this iconic trail event. It was a perfect start to the day at Waldheim, t-shirt and shorts weather and views! The locals would have preferred a few degrees […]

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La Sportiva Mt Buller Running Festival

Feb 1st & 2nd saw the action centre around the Victorian Alpine Village of Mt Buller in the state’s high country, with Australia’s first official Vertical K event and Mt Buller Skyrun! Tom Brazier reports on what happened during his two days of running. What’s a Vertical K? A Vertical Kilometre is not really my […]

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Razorback Run 2013

Razorback Run 64km Alpine National Park – 2013 by Anthony Traynor I’m convinced Race Director Paul Ashton is a sadist.  This race report could end right there and it would explain most of the day I just did.  But I will go on to explain why. I had never run in the Victorian Alps before, […]

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Lake Mountain Skyrun Race Report

Battle of the Beards Lake Mountain Skyrun 34km – Caine Warburton I’d been waiting all morning and scoping it out and when I saw it I knew I was in trouble! It was a beard and it was BIGGER than mine! Hold on…let me just set the scene here, it’s the 20th of October and […]

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2013 UTMB

UTMB “a mountain race, with numerous passages of high altitude (>2500m), in difficult weather conditions (night, wind, cold, rain or snow), that needs a very good training, adapted equipment and a real capacity of personal autonomy” Gill Fowler’s race report and how she came 6th, the highest placed Australian ever in the UTMB  Chamonix was […]

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Sierre-Zinal Switzerland

This year’s race Sierre-Zinal is the 40th year of the event, it is also called the Race of Five 4000m Peaks, is considered to be one of the finest mountain races in the world. It was once written that it is to mountain races what the New York Marathon is to marathons. The oldest mountain […]

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The Kokoda Challenge Race Report – Part 1

4 men + 1 epic race = 4 stories to tell. KSR entered the 2013 Kokoda Challenge with 3 simple goals (in order of importance):   Finish as a team as 4 Win the race Finish in under 12 hours and 30 minutes   All 3 of these goals were achieved when Caine, Ben, Dan […]

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Alpine Challenge – 2013

2013 Alpine Challenge From the winds off Mount Bogong, the Mountain of Misery – an epic is born I should have known that it was going to be a tough event when bushfires ravenged the last 60km of the Alpine Challenge course from Harrietville to Mount Feathertop and Mount Hotham. It was February and the […]

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