Ulverstone Marathon

Ulverstone Marathon

I decided to go up to Ulverstone and have a “crack” at the Ulverstone Marathon with another Hobart runner. The event is organised by The Professional Cross Country club of Tasmania (PCCCT – more details and links below). The Greg and Dianne Woodhouse marathon runs...
Ross Marathons

Ross Marathons

Set in the picturesque and historical town of Ross, the Ross Marathon has been traditionally held on the first weekend in September coinciding with Father’s Day. Ross is a country township in the Tasmanian midlands approximately 1-5-2 hours drive north of Hobart...
Convicts and Wenches

Convicts and Wenches

(Image credit: Phil Beeston) Location: Greens Beach, northern Tas Distances: 5, 12, 25, 50k (incl 2x25k team event) It’s not often that you forget you’re running a marathon after 39km but that’s just how distracting the surroundings are at the Convicts and Wenches...
Westbury Fun Run

Westbury Fun Run

Location: Westbury, northern Tas Distances: 4 and 8km What is it with the North of the State and having such awesome community-based, scenic and well-organised fun runs? Well, I cannot complain! Westbury is another “must do” event. The event is generally held...
Beach to Bay Fun Run

Beach to Bay Fun Run

Location: Strahan, west coast Tas Distances: 2, 6 and 9km The rain pelted the windows of my Cabin window as I reluctantly pinned my number to my singlet only minutes from the race start. Runners stood under makeshift shelters arms crossed and huddled. The starting...
Liz Ellis Memorial Trail Run

Liz Ellis Memorial Trail Run

Location: Longford, Northern Tas Distances: 2 or 8km The Liz Ellis Memorial Longford Trail Run is an annual event held in memory of the extremely well respected personal trainer and Longford Sports Centre Coordinator Liz Ellis. Liz was well-known for her commitment to...