2016

RECORDS TUMBLE AT SAUCONY SURF COAST TRAIL MARATHON

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It was a day of broken records at the recent Saucony Surf Coast Trail Marathon with marathon and half marathon runners registering the quickest ever times along the undulating coastal course linking the seaside towns of Torquay and Fairhaven, in Victoria’s south-west.
The running weather Gods smiled as winter sunshine greeted the biggest-ever field of entrants with more than 600 runners lining up in what is one of the state’s biggest trail run outings.
The pace was sizzling up front in the men’s marathon with the most competitive field represented to date. The pack surged hard and fast early on with a resulting record winning time by Ballarat runner and former Australian mountain running representative, Ash Watson. His 2:51:17 on what is regarded as a “tougher than READ MORE

SURF’S UP FOR SAUCONY TRAIL MARATHON 2016

Sporting a new headline partner, the Saucony Surf Coast Trail Marathon is returning on 25 June with hundreds of runners set to roller coaster along the spectacular cliff tops ranging between the surfing mecca of Torquay and Fairhaven, in Victoria’s south-west.

Now in its third year, the event is expected to attract more than 600 competitors tackling a choice of 43km or 21km distances.
Last year’s competitive field saw a record-breaking and back-to-back win by Australian trail running marathon champion, Kellie Emmerson, in the women’s, and a record-breaking win by Mathieu Dore in the half distance. This year, Dore is stepping up a rung to attempt a swipe at the marathon crown while the absence of Emmerson due to travel commitments leaves the women’s title wide open.
In the men’s READ MORE