Race Report – Lawson SC

October 10, 2017

Event:               Lawson short course (9.2 / 17.4 km) Date:                 24 September 2017 Lawson was the first of this season’s short course races – and with warm weather, a record number of entrants and nice mix of fire trails, runnable single trail and steep hills – everything was in place for a fast, fun day of […]

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Race Report – Glenbrook Marathon LC

September 20, 2017

Event:        Glenbrook Marathon (25 / 34 / 42 km) Date:        20 August 2017   There aren’t too many better ways to get a new race season underway than with the Glenbrook marathon. Comprising of 3 distances – 25km, 34km and 42km – the Glenbrook race day is consistently one of the most popular […]

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Race Report – Mt Solitary 45 kms

June 28, 2017

Running Wild Race Report Event: Mount Solitary Ultra (45 km) Date: 4 June 2017 It’s hard to believe that we hadn’t had a race since Wentworth Falls on 19th February. Lengthy periods of rain throughout the year meant cancelling the Mt Portal event in March and postponing Mt Solitary from April. However, on 4th June, […]

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Race Report – Wentworth Falls short course (13km / 16km)

March 15, 2017

Running Wild Race Report Event:              Wentworth Falls short course (13km / 16km) Date:               19 February 2017 As if on cue, overcast weather and cooler temperatures offered perfect running conditions for the Wentworth Falls race – arguably the most picturesque and technical course on the Running Wild calendar. To add to the complexity that a huge […]

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Race Report – Knapsack Lap Race long course (3hr / 6hr)

February 14, 2017

Running Wild Race Report Event: Knapsack Lap Race long course (3hr / 6hr) Date: 26 January 2017 Australia Day in the Blue Mountains can mean only one thing……the running of the annual Knapsack lap race at Glenbrook. Every year, race participants, fans and crew don their most ostentatious Australiana garb; from tattoos and face paint to lairy […]

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Race Report – Narrowneck short course

November 22, 2016

Running Wild Race Report Event: Narrowneck short course (14km / 20km) Date: 9 November 2016 The Narrowneck night run is one of the most popular races on the Running Wild calendar – and for many is the feature event of the season. 2016 proved as popular as ever being sold out two weeks ahead of […]

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Race Report – Kedumba short course

October 31, 2016

Running Wild Race Report Event: Kedumba short course (10km / 21km) Date: 23 October 16 The second short course race of the season, Kedumba is billed as arguably the toughest half marathon in Australia. Runners in the half-marathon are confronted with approximately 800 metres elevation whilst the 10km racers get no respite with some of the steepest […]

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Race Report – Lawson short course

September 28, 2016

With a change to the schedule in Season 7, many runners found themselves running the Lawson course for the second time in six months. Lawson is now the second race of the season and the first of our short course events. Photo Credit – Chris Thomas (XThomas Photography) and Jeff Davies. Overnight rain added an […]

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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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