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Behind the Scenes of a Marathon Win

Behind the Scenes of a Marathon Win

Race Report Three years ago I weighed 55kg more than I do now and had no idea a running event existed at the International Regatta Centre. Even if I did there is no way I would have ever considered entering it. It is amazing how quickly you can...

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Your doing What?

Your doing What?

My First UTA 50 Ultra Marathon by Richo Caws This was the phrase that I heard countless times when I told my friends and family about my plans to run in the UTA 50 this year. After I had explained that UTA stands for Ultra-Trails Australia and...

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It’s Race Time!

It’s Race Time!

It's Race Time STOP! It’s race week and the paranoia is setting in, the nerves lead to thoughts that something just has to go wrong to prevent you having the best race you can. Shut down those thoughts and dwell on the positives you can take out...

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Tim Peatman Race Report UTA50 2018

Tim Peatman Race Report UTA50 2018

Ultra Trail 50km Recap I was going to crap on about how my 2018 UTA story started on the 6th of June 2017 after I had my hernia repaired but I’m sure I’ve bored everyone with that story already. What I will say is that UTA, since the first time I...

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Shaun Bradby Race Report UTA50 2018

Shaun Bradby Race Report UTA50 2018

Ultra Trail 50km Recap First and Foremost I had an amazing day, Smiled/grimaced the whole way though and I am nothing short of proud of what I was able to achieve. Though in saying that the race which was my A race didn’t go to plan. Before the...

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The key to a successful taper

The Perfect Taper You’ve trained hard. You’ve met your schedule, got your race plan(s) in place and the event is fast approaching. You should be confident but somehow you are restless, nervous, even doubtful. The “dreaded” taper has started. It...

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Steven Gibson, 2018 UTA100 Race Report

UTA 100 - 2018 A vague recollection of events and portrayal of the Ultra Trail 100km 2018 run through the beautiful Blue Mountains. "I’d lost my running mojo, but think I found it in the bottom of the valley that dark cold night" 'Take a literary...

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Running the Seven Seas

Running the Seven Seas

Running the Seven Seas Here are the seven Cs that will make your running an incredible and worthwhile journey. C.Consistency There’s no quick fixes and the most rewarding things in life take time to build. In years to come you’ll find yourself in...

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The Keys of a Successful Taper

T.Trust Trust in your Training. The hard work is done, the early mornings, the late nights and all the hard work is in the bank.   A.Adjust Adjust your calorific intake. Make wise food choices to match your training load. Eating a meal...

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The Perfect Race Photo

Imagine that you’re running in the race of your choice - the 5K, 10K, half or full marathon. You’re out on course, hoping you can hang on to your target pace for a few more kilometres. You see a photographer, 50 metres ahead. You instantly change...

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