Interview with Ben Duffus Winner of Surf Coast Century 2013


Ben Duffus is a fresh talent breaking onto the Australian Ultra Running Circuit. He has just won 2 Australian Ultra’s the Surf Coast Century and he was on the winning team at the 96km Kokoda Challenge all this while studying physic’s uni. This 21 year old’s name is one to remember. He was kind enough […]

Whitney Dagg: Interview with the winner of the Surf Coast Century

Whitney Dagg Trail Running

Shona: You have a few memorable wins under your belt – what was the hardest (and why) and do you have a favourite win? Whitney Dagg: My recent win at the Surf Coast Century was by far the toughest. Mainly because it was 100km but also because I got a sore IT band at half […]

Clarke McClymont Interview

Clarke McClymont Winner of the GNW100k

Congratulations Clarke McClymont on winning the GNW 100k race, your sub 10 hours time is simply amazing. I know you have been training hard for the GNW. How many hours a week did you manage to get out on the trail to train? Clarke McClymont: Hi Shona, only 1 day on the course with Beth(65km), other than […]

Brendan Davies

Brendan Davies Ultra Running Sydney Trail Runner Australia GNW100s B

Brendan Davies, what can I say. You just broke the GNW record by over 2.5 hours in your first 100 mile event. Smashing through the 20 hours barrier convincingly with a blistering time of 19 hours 27 minutes. I heard from your pacer Joe Brischetto (Kanangra 50/50 winner) that you just got faster and faster. […]

Rowan Walker

Marathon Runner Rowan Walker

Rowan Walker the Australian Road Marathon Champion of 2010 (2:18) crossed over to the Ultra dark side of running and tackled his first 100km event on a trail in the inaugural beautiful Surf Coast Century in Anglesea Victoria. Rowan Walker only decided to run the full 100km when is Duo Relay team mate pulled out […]

Martin Fryer

Martin Fryer Interview Ultra Running Trail Running

Shona: I was first made aware of Martin Fryer when I was trying to pull out of my first ever marathon, Deep Space Mountain Marathon in 2009. The race organizer John Harding mentioned that even the World Champion and Commonwealth Champion Martin Fryer walks 3 minutes out of every 15 minutes whilst winning running his […]

Ngaire van der Jagt

Ngaire van der Jagt Trail Runner Sydney

Ngaire van der Jagt is one amazing woman. She has shed 65 kilos of fat from her body between 2002 and 2008. She took up running, is now a passionate Trail Runner. But not all has gone smoothly for Ngaire van der Jagt. She has dangerously low iron levels in early 2012 an ITB injury […]

Roger Hanney Interview

Roger Hanney grabbing a breather on return from 17,000+ feet, Chile. Photo by Jess Baker

Roger Hanney is one of the most inspiring guys that I know. Launching the newly formed Born to Run Foundation, with Team Born to Run he has raced 250km in both the Atacama Desert and the Gobi Desert so far in 2012. Roger Hanney ran his first 100 miler the GNW in 2011 and backed […]

Dean Cox Interview

Dean Cox is a man proving that you can be fit, stay healthy, achieve goals no matter what age you are.  Dean Cox is a passionate trail runner finishing his first The North Face 100 in 2011 sub 26 hours when he was 65 . He cross trains like mad, and is competing in a […]

Sarah Richardson Interview

Shoalhaven King of the mountain Winner Sarah Richardson

Shoalhaven King of the Mountain winner Sarah Richardson is back on the trails after more than 10 years absence. She represented Australia in Cycling at the World Championships in 1993. Sarah then went on to become the Australian Long Course Triathlon Champion. She has won Iron Man Japan 2005 and she has just won the 2012 […]

Angela Bateup Interview

Trail Running Australia Angela Bateup Interview

Angela Bateup will be representing Australia on the Saturday the 8th of September in the World Long Course Mountain Running Championships. She has come 3rd, and 5th before in the World Long Course Mountain Running Championships. Our Australian Female team came 2nd behind Russia. She is flying to Switzerland to give the World Champs another […]

Brendan Davies Interview

Shona. Brendan I remember when I first meet you properly down at Deep Space Mountain Marathon (DSMM) 2009 as you flew past me on the descents as I climbed up Mt Tennant. I saw something special in you that day. Little did I know that you had already represented Australia in the Commonwealth Road Championships. […]