Although his attempt may not have culminated in success, you have to give Marty Dent a big hand for having the balls to go all out with his very first bash at the 100km distance. Having interviewed Marty prior to his attempt, you could always see that this was going
Ears pricked up a few weeks ago when a video interview with Aussie Olympic runner, Marty Dent appeared online announcing that he was making the move into the world of ultras, and taking part in the Stromlo 100km race in just over a weeks' time. The move of a genuine
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
Here at Ultra168 we also like to run races below the official 'ultra-distance' (shhhh don't tell anyone!), so in a change from the usual blabberings about ultras, for this feature we go short. For us, short(er) races are just as important as the megalong distances that we try our hand
Running around a 1km circuit sounds simple on paper - the reality is hugely different and very much the sentiment from many of the competitors after the inaugural Injinji Stromlo 12 hour track event held this weekend just gone.
Dan and Marcus signed up for this run a few months ago,