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Setting Up a Virtual Event
  • 19
    Mar

Setting Up a Virtual Event

In this time of health crisis, social distancing and discouragement of large crowds gathering, a viable alternative for race organisers - especially those who organise charity events - is the virtual event. A virtual event enable entrants to still undertake the physical challenge, without the face to face competition of having lots of people around you.  It's not...

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Sweat Versus Steam
  • 14
    Nov

Sweat Versus Steam

Every now and then, a timing job comes up that is so appealing that it is impossible to turn down. One such job is the unique Sweat Versus Steam foot race in Echuca, Victoria. Competitors in a 12.5km event race an authentic 100-year-old, wooden hulled paddlesteamer along the Murray River in an out and back course, vying to...

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Gloucester Mountain Man - An Adventure
  • 13
    Sep

Gloucester Mountain Man – An Adventure

Gloucester Mountain Man Tri Challenge has been running on the second Sunday in September for 28 years in the picturesque country town of Gloucester, at the foot of the Barrington Ranges. For all this time, it has been a sort of hidden gem - followed faithfully by those who are addicted to it, and frequently discovered by newbies...

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Port Macquarie Running Festival
  • 14
    Mar

Port Macquarie Running Festival

As a runner, I have taken part in the Port Macquarie Running Festival many times during its 8-year existence. As timer, it was one of the events I always wanted to work at, being so full of my friends and in a part of the world I know well. This job has always been ably managed by my...

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Lightning Strikes in Stromlo - Again
  • 29
    Nov

Lightning Strikes in Stromlo – Again

The Stromlo Running Festival was founded by Australian marathon legend Robert de Castella - former world record holder and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, he is eminently qualified to oversee a race of this magnitude, but it is the reason for its founding that adds weight to Deek's involvement. The festival was begun to commemorate the disastrous fires of...

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