Continuing the theme of using running to explore new places, whilst staying in Schliersee, Bavaria I ran across the hills to the next village over - only a short run, but one that was filled with snow, excellent views, friendly locals, and a pub on the hill only accessible by foot or cycle.
The Brecherspitz is an impressive peak near Schliersee, Bavaria. Whilst on holiday there during the winter, I decided to do a run / hike up to the peak as a long run. An amazing mountain to climb, with epic scenery and views. Despite a slight injury it was still an awesome run.
A race report of the 2022 Great Southern Endurance Run (GSER) 100 mile event. Covering 161.8km with 10680m of elevation gain, this is a tough and beautiful course through the Victorian high country. Real grit shown by all athletes, supported by some truly amazing volunteers and supporters.
A race report of the Alpine Challenge 100km Ultra in April 2022. This is the second time I've run this race, and once again had great weather for the 100km / 4000m run. I finished this year in 14:05, beating my 2021 time by nearly an hour.
The Buffalo Stampede Grand Slam is a three day stage race where you race in 3x events over three days - The 10km Twilight Skysprint, the 20km Skyrace and the 42.2km SkyMarathon for a cumulative total of 72km.
A weekend spent running in the Australian Alps. We spent two days camping and running around the Guthega area in Kosciuszko National Park. With runs up to Mt Twynam, the Munyang Aqueduct and the Rennix trail, it was a tiring but great weekend!
A race report of the February 2021 Ultra Trail Run Australia (UTRA) Snowy Mountains 70km event - An almost entirely singletrack trail run that follows the Thredbo River via the Thredbo Valley Trail (TVT). A cruisy, scenic and well-supported course in Australia's Snowy Mountains.
Rain, wind and then some snow. A race report of the Great Southern Endurance Run
(GSER) 100 Mile event in November 2021. Terrible weather force a course change,
but overall a wonderful event
It's been a while since I've made a film, so I put together a fun little clip to
show off the Settlers Track - A trail through history in southern Namadgi
A race report of the Alpine Challenge 100km Ultra in April 2021. This was my
first 100km, and it was an absolutely stunning run set in the Victorian Alps,
with ~4000m elevation gain.
Sun, mountains and... blisters? A race report of the Elite Energy Australian
Alpine Ascent 50km in Kosciuszko National Park - A trail race that runs two laps
of the Mt Kosciuszko Summit loop.
This was a 5-6 hour training run, which ended up covering 47km and 1800m
elevation gain over some of the mountains in Namadgi National Park. I made a
short film of the run.