Vanessa Walker chose to celebrate her 60th birthday in 2019 by competing in the Dukeries 30 ultra race with her two sons and six friends from her running club. Despite a very early start and 30 miles of running, she had enough energy left to attend her own birthday party that evening and to dance the night away.Read More
Are you inspired by female runners in their fifties, sixties and seventies? I am! Read their stories and join me in celebrating their achievements.
Find out about the history of women’s distance running and the runners who paved the way for all the women who run today. Their stories deserve to be remembered.
At 10.30 am on 27th April 1983, the New South Wales Premier fired the starter’s gun on a race that was to...