Race & Expedition Reports

My takeaways from certain experiences; from summiting the highest mountain in South America & the Western hemisphere to hiking through the historical significant Kokoda Track, all the way to running 100 mile/100km/50mile & 50km ultramarathons all over Australia. I report on the experience; from the people I meet, to the terrain, things I learnt and enjoyed and what’s going on inside my head during these adventures.

Ultramarathons

Alpine Challenge – 100mi 2021 Report

Location: Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia Time: 26:53:01 Date: 17-18/04/21 Overall Place: Equal 8/38 Full Results Considered one of Australia’s hardest 100 milers and a qualifier for the infamous Hardrock 100, The Alpine Challenge created by Running Wild’s race director Paul Ashton has runners accumulating over 7000m/22,965ft of elevation over the 100 miles. The course takes… Read more “Alpine Challenge – 100mi 2021 Report”

Unbreakable – Inspired by the Barkley Marathons – EST.MMXX 2021 Report

Location: Marysville, Victoria, Australia Time: Unbreakable: DNF Fun Run: 28:20:24 Date: 18-20/06/21 Overall Place: Unbreakable: DNF Fun Run: Equal 1/7 Full Results Unbreakable – Inspired By the Barkley Marathons, the name of the ultramarathon says it all, Unbreakable and Inspired By the Barkley Marathons. If you’re familiar with arguably the hardest ultramarathon in the world,… Read more “Unbreakable – Inspired by the Barkley Marathons – EST.MMXX 2021 Report”

Seven Summits & Other Expeditions

Other Race Reports

Mentone Open Water Marathon – 10km 2021 Report

Location: Mentone Lifesaving Club, Victoria, Australia Date: 13/03/21 Distance: 10km Time: 03:27:30 Overall Place: 30/61 (Wetsuit & Non-Wetsuit) Full Results Return of the open water swimming marathon, last time I attempted to tick this goal off the list I DNF’d. Pre COVID-19 I attempted to finish the 10km marathon distance at the WOW Challenge Open…

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