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Hobart, Australia: Tasmania’s Blossoming Trail Running Hub

5 April 2023

Hobart, Tasmania, is one of Australia’s blossoming trail running hubs. Close to the southernmost point of Australia, in the south of the island state of Tasmania, the city is overlooked by the imposing 4,170-foot Mount Wellington — or kunanyi, to refer to it by its indigenous name. The rapidly growing kunanyi Mountain Run event — which this year acted as the Australian Trail Championships and the 2023 Trail and Mountain Running World Championships national team selection race.

Read the full write up by the trail running experts at iRunFar

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Everyone should be able to run with kunanyi

4 April 2023

Canadian ultrarunner and human rights lawyer Stephanie Case once wrote: "we should not have to choose between being a badass ultrarunner and a badass mom". kMR believes that too and has a range of initiatives aimed at being as supportive to every runner (female or male, mum, dad or not) as we can.


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kMR 2023 in the news

3 April 2023

A list of articles from media outlets about the 2023 kunanyi Mountain Run.


Photo: Jackie Goudy, Credit Adam Travers

Just 3 runners complete the ‘whole hog’ at kMR 2023

26 March 2023

More than 800 runners competed in the event’s five races across the weekend, but just six runners, like pakana woman Jackie Goudy, set themselves the toughest of challenges: running 3 races including a the Ultra Marathon, across the 3 days.


Photo: Andrew Gaskell, Chimney Pot, Credit Glenn Thomas

Hobart local makes it on Australian team after winning Ultra 66km

25 March 2023

Hobart local Andrew Gaskell and Broome runner Sarah Ludowici have won an automatic entry onto the Australian team that competes at this year’s World Mountain and Trail Running Championships in Austria, after taking out the grueling 66km Ultra (Solo) event at this weekend’s kunanyi Mountain Run.


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kMR 2023 Preview – who to look out for

17 March 2023

kunanyi Mountain Run returns for its second year with an exceptionally strong field of 800 plus runners, including some of Australia’s fastest trail runners.


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