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#175 Discovering The Anzac Ultra 2015 with Phil Essam

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In 2015 Canberra, Australia will host a unique running event ANZAC Ultra 2015: The Bushman.

Anzac Ultra 2015 will enable the ultra running community to show their respect and honour the lives of our defence service men and women by making the 435km journey on the Canberra Centenary Trail from 6 to 12 April 2015. 

In this special episode of The Partnerunning Show we talk to Anzac Ultra 2015 Race Director Phil Essam.

The Anzac Ultra aims to raise over than $50,000 for Legacy and as well as learning about the story behind the event Phil talks about the course, how to enter, the role of the crew, volunteers and all things Anzac Ultra.

Events include:

  • Lone Pine - 435 km solo
  • Johnston's Jolly - 290 km solo
  • Quinn's Post  - 145 km solo
  • The Sphinx 435 km relay
  • Simpson and the Donkey 435 km service relay

Learn more on the Anzac Ultra WebsiteAnzac Ultra Facebook Page or Anzac Ultra Twitter

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