Friday, August 14, 2015

The Inaugural Kangaroo Island Marathon Set To Wow Runners With Exotic Route

If you were going to run a grueling 40+ km road race, then rugged coastline, untouched natural beauty and Australia’s renowned bouncing marsupial would surely be the perfect distractions.

South Australia’s Kangaroo Island is now on the world adventure travel map with the inaugural Kangaroo Island Marathon taking place on 6 September 2015.

For Race Director Nathan Godfrey the ‘run with the roos’ event is the culmination of his personal and business passions.

“I’ve experienced adventure running in other countries, as part of my own goal of running seven marathons on seven continents,” said Godfrey.

“After living in Adelaide for several years, I wanted to start an iconic destination marathon in South Australia.”

The marathon begins and ends at the Flinders Chase National Park Visitors Centre at the western end of Kangaroo Island. The full course takes in the Remarkable Rocks, the lighthouse at Cape DeCouedic and the Admirals Arch environs...

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Runwitme Says: Exotic route it seems! But definitely not a route for PB because you will be tempted to stop and take selfie along the scenic route. Heheh! Registrations close Sunday 23 August. ;)

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