The Old Great North Road 43km Fat Ass Run - 23 July
Posted 11 May 2006 - 10:18 PM
Any Fat Ass runner interested in joining the Trotters for the run along the course will be welcome, but they will have to organize their own transport for the run (point to point) and bring their own food and drink for the BBQ.
The run will start at 8:00am at the base of Devine's Hill, a few hundred metres west of the Wisemans Ferry on the northern side of the Hawkesbury, and finish approximately 43km later at the Mogo Creek Camping Area in Yengo NP near Bucketty. The Finish is about 50km by gravel road via St Albans from the Start.
I will measure the course using a GPS nearer the date. Some more details and a map are available here.
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Posted 16 May 2006 - 04:10 AM
If this course is anywhere near as beautiful as the GNW100 mile you can count me in.
A few convivial drinks at the end would cap it off nicely.
I'm sure some of the FatAss regulars will pick up on this.
Posted 05 July 2006 - 09:06 AM
Anyone driving back?
Posted 08 July 2006 - 05:50 PM
Took the family out to Wiseman's Ferry today and took a quick look at the start of the run. This whole area is beautiful, steeped in history, I'd love to run it. Considering running out and back if no one is driving back to the start?
Posted 08 July 2006 - 06:17 PM
Posted 21 July 2006 - 05:57 PM
Posted 21 July 2006 - 08:26 PM
That 100 miler you covet could be soooo easy at Glasshouse this year.If you are considering coming then let me know so I can fix up all that hard stuff so you can focus on the run.
Posted 22 July 2006 - 06:00 PM
... been waiting almost a day now, can you tell us what the news is?
Posted 24 July 2006 - 11:53 AM
Posted 24 July 2006 - 01:06 PM
Posted 24 July 2006 - 01:30 PM
Plu, it's very well marked, the trail is quite historic and as such signposted at the few track diversions along the course. It's a good mixture of running surfaces with some degeneration in parts (reminiscent of the Black Stump run near Calabash Castle) but for the most part soft underfoot.
We should hook up sometime for a training run.
Posted 24 July 2006 - 07:05 PM
I'd be interested in heading out that way again as well. It would not be a good run to do in Summer as there are no creeks or other sources of water on the 43 km and some of it is quite exposed. I like the idea of running the full 86km. Let me know if you are planning a trip out, I'd be keen.
Thanks to Dave Byrnes and Terrigal Trotters for a pleasurable day.
Posted 28 July 2006 - 12:24 PM
Have finally uploaded all the pickies here
What a fantastic run....and some great company. Hopefully it will become an annual fixture in the Terrigal Trotters/Fatass calendar.
Plu and Kevin, you'd both love it.
If any of you are thinking of running it sometime soon, I am keen and so is the other half who was very grumpy on having to miss this one.
Edited by Miss Gazelle, 28 July 2006 - 12:27 PM.
Posted 24 October 2008 - 01:55 PM
Edited by Mick377, 24 October 2008 - 01:56 PM.