A Current Affair did a segment on how gyms are multi-million dollar money spinner and how they get us to part with our hard earned cash.
Love the Wimbledon and Scuba diving? Why not combine the two into one?
That’s what scuba divers at the British Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks did.
The game was played among 3 meter long sharks and giant stingrays.
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”.
Wollongong runner Michelle M. recently completed the 2009 Comrades Marathon in South Africa. This is an account of her 2009 Comrades Marathon journey.
Susie is returning to the water to swim from Sydney to Wollongong, a challenge set to raise money for the victims of the devastating Victorian bushfires .
Registration is now open for the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon 2009!
Over the 15-year history of what is regarded as Australia’s premier half marathon the entrants have covered a staggering one million, four hundred and thirty-four thousand and eight hundred kilometres if you were to multiply the distance covered and the number of enrolments.