Caboolture Dusk to Dawn, Caboolture, QLD, 8-9 February 2014
A number of Victorians travelled to the annual Caboolture Dusk to Dawn 12 Hour Endurance event which was held once again on the 500m gravel road loop within the Caboolture Historical Village on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland on the weekend of 8-9 February.
|Peter Bennett, Michelle Thompson and Steve Jordan in action in Caboolture|
Coburg 6 Hour Track Championships, VIC, 23 February 2014
Sunday 23rd February 2014 saw for the annual Coburg 6 Hour Track Championships where a full field of 45 competitors (36 runners and 9 walkers) toed the line for a 6AM start time.
|Michelle Thompson||Terry O'Neill||Karyn O'Neill|
|Steve Jordan||Dawn Parris||Saul Richardson|
Coburg 24 Hour Carnival, VIC, 5-6 April 2014
Only small walk fields contested this year's Coburg 24 Hour Carnival but Australian Centurion Michelle Thompson (C58) provided one of the highlights of the meet with a record breaking walk of 190.984km. Overall, the meet produced some 32 new records, run and walk, Australian and Canadian, Open and Age. The race also set a new high for Australia. Of the 48 starters, 6 achieved distances greater than 230km, 15 were in excess of 200km and 27 were in excess of 100 miles. Such depth and quality have never been seen so abundantly before. All in all, a superb weekend for all present.
|Michelle Thompson||Steve Jordan||Dawn Parris|
Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour Championship, Blacktown, NSW, 14-15 June 2014
More walkers in action in Sydney in June.
|Justin Scholz||Charbel Sandroussi||Andrew Shelley|
Australian Centurions 24 Hour Walk, Middle Park, VIC, 4-5 October 2014
The weekend of 4-5 October 2014 saw the annual Australian Centurions
24 Hour walk, hosted once again by the Victorian Race Walking Club at
Middle Park in inner Melbourne. Alas, the fields were disappointingly
small (3 in the 24 Hour, 1 in the 12 Hour and 4 in the 6 Hour) but
those who did turn out were well prepared and ready to race!
|Michelle Thompson||Karyn O'Neill||Saul Richardson|
|John Kilmartin and Clarrie Jack|
Malaysian 12 Hour walk, Seremban, Malaysia, 6-7 December 2014
In 2014, Australian ultra walkers Saul Richardson, Michelle Thompson (C 58) and Tim Erickson (C 13) were participants in the MKH Seremban International 12 Hour Walk, held in Malaysia in mid December.
|Tim Erickson and Michelle Thompson