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2019 Down Under 135 - A Pacer's Report

Down Under 135 - A Pacer’s Report Down Under 135 is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s gnarliest footraces. Well that’s what the website says… I haven’t run enough races in the Southern Hemisphere to either confirm or dispute this claim, so I’ll take the race organisers word for it.  For what it’s worth, I think they’re right, actually I think they are understating it.  When a race consists of close to 10000 metres of accent and decent over 217km (135 miles) and a cut-off of 54 hours I’d say gnarly doesn’t quite capture the difficultly of even just finishing this race.   2019 marked the third running of the race that begins near Baccus Marsh, about 60km west of Melbourne,...

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