Walhalla Wound Up – 11 Sep 2016

Walhalla Wound Up – 11 Sep 2016

Where: Walhalla is a small, picturesque and historic mountain township in the Gippsland district’s Baw Baw Ranges in Victoria, in the south-eastern corner of mainland Australia. At its peak, some 5,000 people lived in and around Walhalla, the centre of a pioneer goldfield. Only a handful of permanent residents live there today, but in the last decades of the 19th century, it was the heart of one of the most vibrant gold mining districts in the world, and a major influence in shaping the prosperity of the newly founded state of Victoria.

Status: ~ 50 km trail race.

When: Next event is 11 September 2016. Last event was 13 September 2015.

No. of finishers: 2014 – 22; 2013 – 36; 2012 – 33; 2011 – 16; 2010 – 20; 2009 – 11; 2008 – 24; 2007 – 18; 2006 – 13;

How long in existence: since 2002

Winners in recent years:

Year male time female time
2014 David Staehr 3:53:27 Pauline Allan 5:16:53
2013 Rob Preston 3:52:18 Katherine MacMillan 4:27:09
2012 Andrew Selby-Smith 4:20:13 Chantele Melchiori 4:48:28
2011 David Staehr 3:54:24 Katherine Macmillan 4:58:54
2010 Alan Hood 4:10:36 Michelle Donnelly 6:15:37
2009 Richard Comber 4:43:49 Georgia Shaw 5:28:21
2008 Trout Wayth 3:57:07 Maureen Wilson 5:06:15
2007 Travis Wayth 4:07:21 Siri Terjesen & Sandra Timmer-Arends 4:45:14
2006 Kelvin Marshall 4:18:05 Sandra Timmer-Arends 4:28:31

Race records: Male – Rob Preston 3:52:18 – 2013; Female – Sandra Timmer-Arends 4:19:02 – 2004

When in Walhalla, stay at the Star hotel.

Race Director: Bruce Salisbury email or telephone 03 5174 9869
Website

Results: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008