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Ultramarathon Mishap in Western Australia

Posted on Sep 6, 2011 in News, Running

Last a weekend, there was a mishap in a 100km ultramarathon event in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.
Two women, who were participating in the ultramarathon suffered burns to 80% of their body. One of them, Turia Pitt, is from Ulladulla on the NSW south coast.

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Canberra Marathon 2011

Posted on Feb 11, 2011 in Events, Running

The Canberra Times Canberra Marathon along with a Half Marathon, 10km and 5km fun runs will be held in the Nation’s Capital from April 9-10, 2011.

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How to Train Harder for Longer

Posted on Nov 29, 2010 in Featured, Health, Running, Training, Videos, Wollongong

Do you normally feel sore after a training run or running event? And does that muscle soreness linger around for days preventing you from getting back into running?

Well Grant from RecoveryWork recently did the New York Marathon. He hasn’t been training for distances greater than 30km (18.6miles) prior to the race, but using his recovery technique, he was able to get back on his feet quickly and experienced no muscle soreness following the marathon.

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Team Equinox Completed the Oxfam Trailwalker!

Posted on Sep 1, 2009 in Events

One team member down, Team Equinox triumphantly crossed the finish line after 30 hours and 45 minutes of hard work. Well done team! An incredible accomplishment!

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Why I run the Comrades Marathon

Posted on Jun 9, 2009 in Featured, News, Running

Why do runners run? Why do they enter a half marathon, a marathon, and who in their right mind would enter an ULTRAmarathon? Why would anyone want to run 89.17km on a road? Surely there are easier ways to get from one city to the next – bicycle, bus, car? Yet every year thousands of athletes from around the world line the streets of South Africa to compete in the 89.17km Comrades marathon, known as “the ultimate human race”.

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Comrades Marathon 2009 Michelle’s Story

Posted on May 28, 2009 in Featured, News, Running

Wollongong runner Michelle M. recently completed the 2009 Comrades Marathon in South Africa. This is an account of her 2009 Comrades Marathon journey.

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50km Night Run in Wollongong

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Featured, Running, Training, Wollongong

With the North Face 100 challenge coming up, a fellow runner in Wollongong, Neil H., decided to do a 50km night run to see if he is ready for the challenge. This is the account of his run:

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Canberra Marathon 18-19 April 2009

Posted on Apr 9, 2009 in Events

This year’s Canberra Marathon is happening on 18-19 April 2009

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