Kedumba Half Marathon Postponed

October 23, 2013

As you will all be very aware, NSW has declared a state of emergency as there are several serious bush fires burning across the Blue Mountains which have caused devastation in many areas. These fires are still burning and are likely to be burning for weeks to come. As with all Running Wild events, safety […]

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Running Wild Season 4 Announcement

July 30, 2013

Dear Members, We are really excited to announce that Running Wild is back for another season!   Last week, the club held the annual AGM and elected in the Season 4 (2013 – 2014) committee, who have been busy organising and planning the new season 4 races! Season 4 will consist of eight races, five of which […]

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Running Wild Season 3 Announcement

July 16, 2012

Running Wild memberships will open at midday this Saturday, July 21st, for the 2012- 13 season. Renewing members will pay a $40 fee, new members will pay $45. The Running Wild shirts last year were a huge success and have been spotted at races across the state if not further. This season all members will […]

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Virtual Tour – Echo Point – Three Sisters

September 1, 2011

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Season 1 Wrap Up

August 28, 2011

The idea for Running Wild came about shortly after the 2010 Six Foot Track. Rod, Sean and Phil got together and discussed trail running in the Sydney area. All agreed there was an opportunity for a trail running club to bring together trail runners and share with them trails that we had run over the […]

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Race Report – Wentworth Falls 14km

August 10, 2011

The Runningwild Wentworth Falls course marked a departure from the previous two events. This one was almost entirely run on single track with only a scattering of 4WD trail mixed in, in contrast to the dominance of fire trail at Mount Portal and Woodford Dam. There was a lot of mud, rocks, tree roots and […]

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Glenbrook Trail Marathon – 25km, 34km, 42.2km

January 3, 2011

Runningwild had staged 3 short course races, but this was the test – Runningwild’s first major race, the Glenbrook Trail Marathon. In the weeks leading up to the event there was much discussion about what numbers we would get for the day. Initially 100 runners was a ‘pass’ mark for our first year and we […]

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Race Report – Narrowneck Night Run 20km

January 2, 2011

The Gods were unexpectedly kind to Running Wild on the evening of the Narrowneck Night race. A few hours beforehand black clouds had rolled over Katoomba, bringing heavy rain, wind and single digit temperatures, however by late afternoon the weather had cleared away leaving open skies and a cool breeze- essentially, perfect conditions for running. […]

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Why Trail Ultras are God’s Gift to Women – Kirrily Dear

January 1, 2011

This edition’s member race report covers a race from a different perspective – women doing trail ultras. More and more women are doing 100km events and beyond. Others think it is beyond them. One of our members, Kirrily Dear puts it out there that with the right attitude and preparation, nothing is beyond you. Why […]

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Members Profile – Joanne Barton

November 3, 2010

Name: Joanne Barton Age: 43 Years Running: 16   Major Running Achievements: 2005: Dallas Half 1:25 2005 Memphis Marathon 3:06 2010 SixFoot Track: 4:44 (So surprised to finally go under 5 hours)   Favorite Race and Why: Without Doubt 6FT. I love the atmosphere and the challenge of the race. My times have ranged from […]

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