Marathons, ultras and hikes

Our running and hiking adventures include:

Trail/off-road runs

  • 4 Peaks (2005, 2006, 2008)
  • Mont-Aux-Sources 50km (2008, 2009)
  • Cape Odyssey, 200+km, 5 days stage race (2008)
  • Outeniqua Traverse 38km (2009)
  • Ithala Game Park Challenge 35km (2008)
  • Rustenberg Mountain run (2008)
  • Botshabelo (2008)
  • Donkey Pass (2008)
  • Entabeni Big Five (2008)
  • The Dual 42km (2011)
  • T42 Central Plateau Traverse 42km (2011, 2016)
  • Marton to Wanganui 66.4km: 2-person relay (2011, 2015)
  • Karioi Classic 44km (2014)
  • Taniwha Trail Ultra 60km (2014)
  • Kepler Track – unofficial run (2014)
  • Tarawera 100km (2015)
  • Tarawera 60km (2016)
  • Jumbo-Holdsworth (2018)
  • Gone Nuts 100km (2018)
  • Ring of Fire 72km (2018)
  • Trail Trilogy 100km (2018)
  • Tarawera 50km (2019)
  • Triple Peaks 55km (2019)
  • Ultra Trail Australia (UTA) 100km (2019)

Road marathons and ultras

  • Waterfall Mall Marathon (2003)
  • Tarentaal Trio Marathon (2003)
  • Elands Valley Marathon (2003)
  • Two Oceans Ultra Marathon 56km (2003, 2015)
  • Parmalat Port Elizabeth Marathon (2003)
  • Mountain to Surf Marathon (2008, 2011, 2015)
  • Dawn to Dusk 12-hour circuit race,  114km: 2-person relay (2008)
  • Knysna Marathon (2007)
  • Auckland Marathon (2011)
  • Rotorua Marathon (2014, 2016)
  • Armstrong Wellington Marathon (2014)
  • Wairarapa Country Marathon (2014)
  • Flying Pink Marathon (2014)
  • Wanganui 3 Bridges Marathon (2014)
  • Taupo Marathon (2015)
  • Queenstown Marathon (2015)
  • Hawke’s Bay International Marathon (2016)
  • Lords of the Ring – Massey 21 Circuit Marathon (2016) – unofficial official marathon
  • Manawatu Striders inaugural marathon (2016)
  • Ultra Interval Challenge, 80km (2016)
  • Tauranga (International) Marathon (2017, 2019)
  • Whanganui River Road Relay 57km (2019)

And numerous 10km, 15km, 21.1km and 32km races.

Other

  • Brandwater (1990)
  • Fish River Canyon (10 times between 1996 and 2005)
  • Otter Trail
  • Tsitsikamma
  • Outeniqua
  • Waterkloof
  • Sfinks
  • Magoebaskloof
  • Drakensberg
  • Alexandra
  • Mount Kilimanjaro (2005)
  • Walking for Water (2010) 800km, 26 days unsupported walk through East and West Cape, South Africa, just Gerry and myself.
  • Tongariro Northern Circuit (2010)
  • Queen Charlotte Track (2013)
  • Kepler Track (2012, 2014)
  • Round the Mountain Track (Mt Ruapehu)  (2013, 2016)
  • Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk (2017)
  • Round the Mountain Circuit (Mt Taranaki) (2018)
  • Tararua Peaks Circuit (2019)
  • Mt Holdsworth and back (2020)