Following on from our International Ultra Runners of the Year vote, we now turn our focus to our local home-grown Aussie talent - although it seems some of you couldn't wait and nominated a few Aussies amongst the International runners - hold your horses people!
To give you a sense for
Spring / Summer was kind of the 'unofficial' start of the ultra season here in Australia, with three to four very established runs that signaled the start of the oncoming heat. However, we now have a plethora of races all year round, being blessed here in Australia to race what
Talk about doing things on the spur of the moment, but after a chilly mid week run in the Blue Mountains I was drawn to knocking out another marathon plus training run this weekend when I stumbled upon what can only be described as a very slick version of a
Jo Blake... He will win.
Nah... In all seriousness, as with Bogong to Hotham we have some quality runners partaking in this well established track event. We're focusing away from the mountain men for this one and onto the flat liner specialists that view the road as their friend.
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