The magic of the Run Larapinta Stage Race awaits adventurous runners in 2021 with entries now open to two event dates after the 2020 event was postponed due to COVID-19.The 4 day, 4 stage trail running race will be held on 21-24 April and 26-29 August both in 2021 - providing more people the opportunity to be part of this life-changing experience. The 2020 event was postponed and will in effect be replaced by the April race, whilst the August event is in the usual timeslot for 2021.
Entries have opened for the 10th edition of the Surf Coast Century to be held on 11 September 2021 in Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region. The Surf Coast Century has built a reputation as one of Australia's must-do ultra trail marathons offering 100km and 50km courses.
The Run Larapinta Stage Race brought the Red Centre alive as trail runners completed four stages over four days through the challenging terrain of the west MacDonnell Ranges on the iconic Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory. The event finished yesterday 24th April with many accomplishments gained and memories made...
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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