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The sun sets on another Rogue Adventure.

The Rogue Wrap Up for 2015

So the Rogue Adventuregaine is a wrap after another successful addition in 2015.  Setting records as the largest edition of the Rogue yet, 102 teams across the 8 hour and 24 hour took to the water-ways, trails and hills of the Somerset region in spectacular autumn weather.  Touted as one of the most strategic and […]

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Urban Rogue Wrap Up

A classic Brisbane summer storm sweeping through the CBD last Friday evening wasn’t enough to deter over 150 competitors from taking on the Urban Rogue.  A 3hr metrogaine under the Friday night city lights, the Urban Rogue represents the last chance for rogainers to test their navigation and legs on the 2014 calendar.  It was […]

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Dirty Diaper

I had a recent request from the organisers of the Diaper Creek rogaine to pull a race report together.  Given the quality of the area and course setting, along with the great event we had, the task certainly isn’t a chore. In fact, the only disappointment for the whole weekend was that I felt there […]

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Thanes Bane

QLD 24Hr Rogaine Champs

Over the past few years of adventure racing, there have been a number of boxes I’ve been able to tick off: expedition races, stage races, ultras, travelling overseas to compete and competitive results in a few events.  However, one race format still left on the bucket list was a 24 hour rogaine (apart from a […]

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2014 GodZone: Chapter 3

(Note, for those playing along at home, a full collection of photos can be found here, and maps here). In the lead up to GODZone Chapter 3, all the pre-event information was indicating a tough race ahead: more elevation, a longer course and more technical paddling.  Having toed the start line of all three editions […]

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Team Rogue setting off on the first trek leg of GODZone in 2012.

A Nightmare of a Leg

In 2012, Darren, Deb, Craig and myself travelled to Queenstown for the highly anticipated return of expedition racing to New Zealand in the form of the GODZone Adventure Race.  We had expectations of doing well – the team had previously done close to a dozen expedtion races between us and had raced numerous times together in the past. […]

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X-Marathon Lives Up To The Hype

Every year I like to fit an interstate race into the calendar.  In the past, this has generally been Max24, but with the Adventure Junkies organising a 24hr race during what is otherwise a relatively quiet time on the racing calendar, X-Marathon was to be it in 2013.  I’d heard a lot of good things […]

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Race briefing in style at the Novotel Twin Waters.

Darkside Report

It’s going to take a while for me to fully digest my experience from the 2013 Darkside race.  In the end we ran a close 4th place in the mixed (5th overall) being beaten out by Infinite and Tiger Adventure by 2 and 5 minutes respectively after over 12 hours of racing.  Ultimately the result […]

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The Finish.

GeoQuest 2013

Just a quick report from GeoQuest on the weekend.  The team met our goals, racing to fourth place overall (and first mens team) in a time of 31hrs 27min.  On a personal level, I struggled with my health, both in the lead up and in the race itself, and I was a definite anchor on […]

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Rogue 8hr Winners Report

Below is the race report from Gary Sutherland of Team Mountain Designs who won the 8hr adventuregaine course.  If you enjoyed the rogaine format adventure race, make sure you check out Ridgeline Adventure’s Culminator Race in July! With the Rogue Adventuregaine being a 3hr drive from home, I headed up Friday arvo.  Saturday morning was […]

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