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Cedar Valley Traverse

Cedar Valley Traverse, March 2012. Party: Saul Richardson, Jono Savery. At the start of 2012 both of us were looking to improve our fitness and lose weight. I challenged Jono to do the Blue Mountains Three Peaks walk with me in July, and he agreed. I thought it would be good to get him to […]

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Sri Chinmoy 24 hour race report

Sri Chinmoy Sydney 24 hour championships 2012, Saturday June 23 – Sunday June 24 @ Blacktown Sportspark. This was my first ultra marathon. In fact, it was to my first race over any distance since running the 4oom in Year 8 at the school athletics carnival. I went in feeling confident that I would finish and […]

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Training walk Gordon marathon

I was curious to see how fast I might be able to complete a marathon by walking the flats and uphills, and jogging the downhills. So I mapped out a course using MapMy Run and set out. The course took me from St Leonards station up the Pacific Highway to Gordon, and then down Ryde […]

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Three Peaks 2011

Here is an account of a sub-48 hour three peaks walk I did in January 2011. It is the Blue Mountains three peaks, not the organised race of the same name. Over the weekend January 8 – 10, I decided to have a go at walking the Three Peaks in under 48hours. It is a […]

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The cairn on Belloon Pass

Mittagong to Katoomba epic

This began as a “straightforward” long walk of 138km from Mittagong to Katoomba along mostly dirt trails. What should have taken around 40 hours turned into a weekend epic, and quite an adventure. It involved landslides, floods, feral animals, hallucinations and even a light plane flight. The aim was to walk nonstop from Mittagong station to Katoomba […]

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Mt Solitary Traverse April 2012

Training walk, Thursday April 12, 2012. Party: Saul Richardson and Will Gilbert. Will and I met at Katoomba Station so I could show him the way to the Golden Stairs car park which would be the end of the walk. Leaving my car there, we drove down through Wentworth Falls to the locked gate carpark […]

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