Friday, 26 June 2009

Bush Capital Bush Marathon

Posted by speedygeoff on Friday, June 26, 2009 with 1 comment

The events take place on Saturday 25th July 2009.

The web address is
You can enter on-line at
You should enter by 11 July; after that, late entry fees apply.

7.30am Early bird start for slow runners in 60km ultra and 42km marathon
8.30am Bush marathon; marathon relay; 60km ultra; 25km bush walk
9.00am 25km bush run
9.10am 16km bush run and 16km bush walk
12.00pm 5km run and walk
12.40pm Under 13 years 2km children’s run
1.00pm 10km run and walk

Map of the courses (click to enlarge or view at website):

Helen in last year's Bush Capital 16k
where she ran a creditable 5th place.

I rate the Bush Capital Bush Marathon amongst the very best events available anywhere in Australia.

Last night's training: Noelene, Caroline, Susan, Yelena, Carol, Suzie, Janene, Bronwyn, Nadene, Garry, Brett M, & Roger ran 4 lots of ~850m, handicapped starts, with me supervising.

Roger is fleeing Canberra for the Gold Coast to run in the marathon; his form is good and we wish him well. Ewen is going to be up there too to run in the 10k half marathon hopefully, and Bronwyn the half marathon as well. Please let me know if you are also going up or have a speedy goosey friend who is...

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