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June 5, 2019

My trip to Katoomba in the beautiful Blue Mountains west of Sydney began very early Thursday morning (4am departure) in a convoy of three vehicles filled with runners, crew and family.

Dodging numerous kangaroos we made it to the Hume Highway and headed north stopping e...

May 6, 2019

From the moment I heard of this event, Oscars Hut 2 Hut, I knew it was on the ‘must do’ list.  The setting for this event was an area that I have heard my Dad tell many tales about growing up and I knew I wanted to experience it first hand.  Having a few Oxfam Trailwal...

October 24, 2018

The lead up.

After sweeping the second half (about 45km) of the GOW  100km Trail Run for my mate Andy Hewat in 2016 and 2017, I decided 2018 was the year that I would run the whole thing and run my first 100km trail race in the process. So, in late March, I took a deep...

August 21, 2018

I can't believe that on Saturday 30 June 2018 I ran 42km (plus some) in my first ever marathon!

I first started running on the road 3 years ago. With several half marathons under my belt, I wasn't interested nor motivated to run further. Actually, I didn't even really...

July 10, 2018

Going from fun weekly training runs with Peninsula Trail Runners to an 8 day 400km race (with over 11,200m of elevation) through the rugged Scottish Highlands was a big step up for me and I felt both excited & slightly terrified (ok a lot terrified) by the prospect. Th...

June 13, 2018

To tell the truth it didn't start great.

Darren had been injured for about a month before with his knee and calf and about 10 days before UTA I got a baker cyst on the back of my knee which cause a build up of fluid on the front part of the knee which makes it very stif...

April 18, 2018

PTR founder and president Johnny ‘The Seagull’ Horrocks had a Big Hairy Audacious Goal of doing a 100 miler before turning 50, and he chose to do it whilst competing in DU135 (April 6,7,8 2018)- one of the Southern Hemisphere’s gnarliest single stage non stop foot race...

January 24, 2018

Two Bays is held in PTR’s back garden and it is no surprise that we have a great PTR presence at the event with 1/3rd of our members running the 28km or 56km and a large number volunteering along the course.

PTR also took out 1st place in the Combo Team (fastest 2...

September 2, 2016

So where do I start when the whole weekend was awesome? The event, the trails, the weather, the PTR crew???

Let’s start with the weather: it was sh1t! 

Now onto the event: it was insane! 

Unfortunately I was ill last year and had to pull the pin before the start, frustrat...

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