Author Archives: brymcconnell

About brymcconnell

Ultra running mum to two young girls who loves to get out on trails any chance she gets.

The Hillary Ultra – NZ

Last year I caught sight of discussion of a new race being developed in New Zealand, a race following the Hillary Trail just outside of Auckland.  This quickly grabbed my attention as the trail looked tough and beautiful, and what … Continue reading

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Injinji Stromlo 12hr Race, a (VERY) belated post

So after many reminders, I am at last getting to a race report on the Stromlo 12 Hour Race. Why has it taken so long…..No excuse other than I needed to re-find real enjoyment in running before writing this…..I guess … Continue reading

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Bogong to Hotham Race Report 8 Jan 2012

Bogong to Hotham is a great classic mountain trail race that has earned it’s reputation as the toughest mile-for-mile trail race in Australia. Starting at Mountain Creek Campground runners climb the massive Mt Bogong, descend T-Spur to Big River before … Continue reading

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Reflecting and Planning

What a big year 2011 has seemed to be.  From a running perspective, my first ultra (Bogong to Hotham), two 100k races (TNF100 and GOW100s) and two trail marathons (6Ft Track and Deep Space) as well as PBs for 5k … Continue reading

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A big year, how things change.

Running the Deep Space Marathon last weekend and the lead up to it was a reminder for me of the journey I have taken over the last year. I ran DSM in 2010 as my first off road marathon and … Continue reading

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Race Report Great Ocean Walk 100 – GOW100s

I have been rather slow in getting around to writing up a race report on the Great Ocean Walk 100k trail run. So three weeks on, at long last here it is (had to make sure I wrote it before … Continue reading

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The results are in…..Proskins Slim

I held off doing a final measurement at the end of my 28 day trial of Proskins Slim as it coincided with running GOW100 km and post race I had some leg swelling (normal fluid build up after a hard … Continue reading

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