30 Days Wild (week 4 + a bit)

30DaysWild Random Acts of Wildness
The 30 Days Wild challenges you to do something wild every day for the month of June.
Make room for nature this June – no matter where you are or how busy your life! When you sign up to the challenge, we’ll send you a pack full of ideas, encouragement and Random Acts of Wildness.
What is a Random Act of Wildness?
A Random Act of Wildness is any thing that you can do in an average working day to bring a little nature into your life. They can take a few seconds, a few minutes, or if you lose yourself completely, a few hours!

★ Random Acts of Wildness: 101 ideas

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The Trail Running Series – Race #1 Westerfolds Park

Event: 2017-06-18 Trail Running Series – Race #1
Distance: 5km /11km/ 15km
Date: Sunday 18th June 2017
Location: Westerfolds Park
Organised by: Rapid Ascent

Race 1 brings trail running to the north eastern suburbs of Melbourne where you will find Westerfolds Park situated beside the Yarra River in Templestowe. The park boasts over 120 hectares of recreational and environmental parkland offering runners a fantastic trail experience set alongside the Yarra River and its natural surrounding bushland.


#trailpose #BitumenIsBoring #TheNorthFace #Westerfoldians #TrailRunning #LocalKnowledge 🙂

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Jun-21)

Trail Running: For Beginners [REI]

Trail Running: How to Choose Shoes [REI]

Trail Running: Techniques [REI]

Trail Running: With Dogs [REI]

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Eltham Town BCNA Fun Run

Event: Eltham Town BCNA Fun Run
Distance:5 km
Date: Saturday 17th June 2017
Location: Eltham
Organised by: Eltham Town BCNA Fun Run

Walk, Strut, Ride or Run we don’t mind just join the Fun! Enjoy a morning raising awarness and money for BCNA supporting Australians affected by breast cancer. Take in the beautiful surrounds that is Nillumbik, following the PINK LADIES along the running course.
All funds raised go directly to support BCNA’s programmes and services.
1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for male and female category.
Concluding Eltham Town Square

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #246 – Unbreakable

Soundtrack: “Unbreakable: The Western States 100”
Next weekend is the 44th Western States 100, so we will launch into this week’s Tuesday Tunes with some of the tracks from the soundtrack of Unbreakable(2012) which follows the story of the 2010 Western States 100.

❝Synopsis: On June 26, 2010 four of the greatest ultramarathoners on earth toed the start line in Squaw Valley at the Western States 100-mile endurance run, the oldest and most prestigious 100-mile foot race.
Journeyfilm’s forthcoming documentary “Unbreakable: The Western States 100” follows the four lead men on this amazing journey. Hal Koerner, two time defending Western States champion, and running store entrepreneur from Ashland, Oregon. Geoff Roes, undefeated at the 100-mile distance, an organic chef from Juneau, Alaska. Anton Krupicka, undefeated in every ultramarathon he has ever started, a graduate student living in Boulder, Colorado. Killian Jornet, the young mountain runner and two time Ultra-trail du Mont-Blanc champion, from Spain.❞

🎞 http://www.ws100film.com/

And now for some music …
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This weeks links (2017-06-19)

In brief:

* How to embed Relive.cc videos in your blog posts (on WordPress sites) (2016-Aug-30) [scarletfire]
This is handy to know #Relive #Wordpress

Running:

* The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face – Race 1 Westerfolds Park – Highlights

* 2017 Western States 100
2017 Western States 100 Live Coverage [iRunFar]
Western States Endurance Run 2017 Ladies Race Preview [Ultra168]
Western States Endurance Run 2017 Mens Race Preview [Ultra168]

Cycling:

* Live Better: The Winter Cycling Challenge [Medibank]
What better person to motivate you to ride than 2011 Tour de France winner and Medibank Ambassador Cadel Evans? Set goals and try something new by joining the Winter Cycling Challenge. From casual cyclists to endurance riders, the Medibank Strava Club has weekly challenges for enthusiasts and amateurs alike.

* Trans America Bike Race 2017 Day 16

Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
My Favourite Place (Before Sunset) by Chris Coco

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Jun-14)

MYSTERY DROP BAG CHALLENGE
Mountain Outpost Ep.001 – What happens to all those abandoned drop bags after a trail race? Jamil and Schuyler find out!

Unicorn Frappuccino CHALLENGE
Drink a Unicorn Frappuccino, run to the next Starbucks. Repeat x3. What’s the worst that could happen?

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