Australian Ultra Runners of the Year
Dec22

Australian Ultra Runners of the Year

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 why these people were chosen, our criteria is based around two main things: Consistency of performances i.e. a number of wins in...

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The Aussie Summer of Ultras
Sep05

The Aussie Summer of Ultras

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 we want, pretty much whenever we want. Today we’ll give mention to many of the established races, as well as some newer races if you’re...

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Martin Fryer’s Midnight Mountain Marathon Race Report
Apr29

Martin Fryer’s Midnight Mountain Marathon Race Report

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 Fat Ass run. Martin “Flyer” Fryer is well known to Ultra168 readers as a living legend when it comes to knocking out stupendous distances over several days. In terms of...

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Narrabeen Allnighter Form Guide
Jan04

Narrabeen Allnighter Form Guide

m4s0n501 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. There are two events staged at Narrabeen, the first and most popular is the 12 hour run, along with a 100km event too. Jo Blake is the...

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