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.
*DUE TO A SNAP COVID-19 LOCKDOWN THE 100KM COURSE WAS CHANGED TO A MULTI-DAY 53KM COURSE – IT BECAME THE ARCHIES 53KM COURSE IN REVERSE ON THE 19TH THEN THE TRADITIONAL ARCHES COURSE DIRECTION ON THE 20TH* Location: Mount Buller, Victoria, Australia Time: 12:45:47 (Combined Days) Date: 19-20/02/21 Overall Place: 1/147 Full Results Before I… Read more “Oscars 100 Hut 2 Hut – 100km* 2021 Report”
Location: Wilsons Promotory, Victoria, Australia Time: 11:00:30 Date: 12/12/20 Overall Place: 1/22 (13 Finishers) Full Results Last but not least, the Wilsons Prom 100 marked the end of a 3 week back to back ultramarathon training block/challenge. On November the 28th 2020 I completed Summit Shoalhven, a 55km ultramarathon in Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales,… Read more “Wilsons Prom 100 – 100km 2020 Report”
Location: Cape Schanck, Victoria, Australia Time: 04:37:22 Date: 17/01/21 Overall Place: 4/269 Full Results First ultramarathon for 2021! And what a great one it was. Rohan, Kate and crew has once again pulled off another spectacular Two Bays, even amongst the COVID-19 craziness. The Two Bays Trail Run community spirit was alive and well, from… Read more “Two Bays Trail Run – 56km 2021 Report”
Seven Summits & Other Expeditions
3 summits in 3 continents in less than a year, if you told me that a year ago I would’ve laughed at your face. Africa, Europe and now South America, how many 21 year olds can say they’ve had the opportunity to stand on top of the highest mountain in 3 continents within one year!… Read more “Post Successful Aconcagua Summit”
Summit number 2, Mount Kilimanjaro. I walked into this one with mixed feelings, obviously I was excited to get a crack to get to the top of Africa’s highest peak also the worlds highest free-standing mountain. But on the other hand, time and money was a concern. I need to build a strong base of… Read more “Post Successful Mount Kilimanjaro Summit”
This is a late post trek blog, 8 months late to be exact, however back then I didn’t have a blog, I hadn’t run an ultramarathon and I didn’t even know the concept of the seven summits. Completing Kokoda was the catalyst that led to the biggest change and personal growth in my life, I… Read more “Post Successful Kokoda Track Trek”