The following is the Australian mountain running team for the World Mountain Running Championships in Italy this Sunday on 2 September. See http://www.wmrc2012.it/
Pic: Gerard Robb, Robbie Hunt and Nick Wightman near the finish area (photo by Jordan Harries).
Senior men: Jordan Harries (TAS), Nick Wightman (VIC), Robin Whitely (NSW), Gerard Robb (VIC), Fraser Thompson VIC).
Senior women: Jessamy Hosking (ACT), Melissa Clarke (ACT),Elizabeth Humphries (ACT), Louise Sharp (ACT).
Junior men: Robbie Hunt (TAS).
Junior women: Jade Dowling (QLD).
Managers: Tim Crosbie (VIC), Stuart Doyle (ACT).
Snow has fallen in the last 24 hours on the mountain and this may make the course particularly challenging, although far more enjoyable than the 30+ degree temperatures at last year’s Championships in Albania.
The following is the Australian mountain running team for the World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships at the Jungfrau Marathon in Switzerland on 8 September for women and 9 September for men. See http://www.jungfrau-marathon.ch/en/
Men: Andrew Tuckey (NSW), Gerard Robb (VIC).
Women: Angela Bateup (ACT), Vanessa Haverd (ACT), Louise Sharp (ACT).
Manager: Melissa Clarke (ACT).