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Initially developed and launched in the US by trail runner, Dakota Jones, Footprints is making its way to Australia, in partnership with Patagonia, with the very first camp being held April 20th-25th 2023 in Warburton, the lands of the Wurundjeri people, Victoria.
The Raffertys Coastal trail run snakes through the Lake Macquarie Wallarah National Park taking runners on a journey from calm lake shore to rugged coast line. Lake Macquarie is a natural adventure playground; the stunning lake and wild coastlines are iconic of the east coast of Australia. Runners pass through varied terrain from bushland single track to ridgetop fire trail, heathy coastal track, rock platforms and sandy beaches; all the elements of a top trail run destination with views that will get you through the kilometers.
The 2023 edition of the Run Larapinta Stage Race has sold out less than 24 hours after entries opened with a rush of eager runners securing their names on the honour roll of Run Larapinta royalty. The 4-day, 4-stage trail running event will be held on 24-27 August 2023 along the most spectacular...
A record field of 1,258 participants took to the trails along the Cape to Cape coastline in south-west Western Australia at the third annual Margaret River Ultra Marathon on Saturday 17 October, 2020. In one of Australia’s only ultra-marathons this year, Justin Scarvaci and Claire O’Brien-Smith were first across the line in the solo male and female categories respectively, after a testing, yet rewarding 80km point to point course in perfect conditions.
In November last year, the 165km Grampians Peaks Trail quietly opened its doors to the public. Although the name may already be familiar to a few Melbournians, particularly amongst the rock-climbing community, the Grampians otherwise tends to slip under the radar as a place for some truly brilliant trail running.
Our good friend Tom is planning to run forever. To us, he’s a dedicated ultrarunner, committed to cleaning up our oceans and protecting the wild places he loves to explore But to the average punter, he’s an inspiration, putting his body and mind on the line and committing to run forever, for the future of our oceans, forests, waterways and mountains.
The Series Finale of the 2021 Trail Running Series was delivered in magnificent style on Sunday 6 February, with blue summer skies, magical trails and cheerful celebrations on the Surf Coast in Anglesea, Victoria. After a 6-month delay due to COVID-19 related challenges, it was a day of celebrations as 1,000 competitors immersed themselves in the bush and beach trails of Anglesea over the 22km, 15km, 8km and 4km courses on offer.
The 10th edition of the Surf Coast Century is cementing its’ reputation as one of Australia's must-do ultra trail marathons, attracting a number of past winners from ultra running events across the country.
A capacity field of 1,500 participants have etched their names in the history books having completed the fourth annual Margaret River Ultra Marathon on Saturday 1 May, 2021 along the Cape to Cape coastline in south west, Western Australia. In an event that only one week prior was on the verge of postponement due to the recent COVID-19 WA lockdown, the finish-line moments were made even more memorable as participants turned pain into gains amongst an electrifying race atmosphere.
The Margaret River Ultra Marathon is going ahead as planned this Saturday 1 May 2021 in south-west, Western Australia, after the WA Government announced an end to the snap-lockdown at midnight Monday 26 April. Organisers Rapid Ascent will put relevant amendments in place to ensure the event follows current COVID-19 restrictions.