Project 75 Race Reports

Race Report 3: Apple Tree Stairs Marathon Challenge, 30.40kms

Robert Dickison 30.40kms Apple Tree Stairs Marathon Challenge Project 75 Race Three Springbrook National Park

Race Report 3: Apple Tree Stairs Marathon Challenge, 30.40kms

Sun 14/04/2019 I had an invitation from Meredith to be part of the Apple Tree Stairs Marathon, so we headed off at 4:30am for Springbrook National Park arriving at around 5:30am. Now the format of the event was very simple, you could arrive and start any time after 5:00am, each lap you did down to the Woonoongoora walkers camp and return up the stair to Apple Tree park was recorded and the person with the highest number was the winner. The road to the park is very windy and Bernice decided to let her stomach settle before starting so I headed out on my...

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Race Report 2: Northburn Station NZ, 75kms

Robert Dickison 75kms New Zealand Northburn Project 75 Race Two

Race Report 2: Northburn Station NZ, 75kms

Sat 23/03/2019 to Sun 24/03/2019 Race: Northburn Station is a 100 mile race (160kms)Location: New Zealand  Friday 22/03, Drove south from Christchurch for around 6hrs to Cromwell in Central Otago, arriving in time to go straight to check in at Northburn station for registration and to have compulsory gear checked, collected race number and headed to the motel with George and Steph. Saturday 23/3, Northburn 100. Early start from motel to get to start by 5:30am still very dark for the race start at 6:00am so headlamps needed for the early part which was called the home loop, a 5km circuit on farm roads near the...

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Race Report 1: Caboolture Dusk til Dawn, 64.23kms

Robert Dickison 64.23kms Caboolture Dusk til Dawn Project 75 Race One

Race Report 1: Caboolture Dusk til Dawn, 64.23kms

Sat 09/02/2019 to Sun 10/02/2019 Arrived in Caboolture about 3.00pm and set up our gear. All events started together at 6.00pm. I ran a bit quick through 10km in 1hr14 and 20km in 2hr35 then started to have stomach problems so had to do a lot of walking, by 4 hours I had no option but to lay down and sleep until things settled down. So after about 45 minutes I got back into it with 7 hours to go and started working my way around the loop at an approx 11 minute per km pace. By the 10 hour mark I started to...

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