World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships this weekend

The women’s Long Distance World Mountain Running Championship is on tomorrow at the Jungfrau Marathon in Switzerland with an Australian team of Angela Bateup, Vanessa Haverd and Louise Sharp. Angela has finished 3rd and 5th in her two previous World Long Distance Championships and Vanessa 7th. The Australian women’s team has finished 2nd a couple of times in previous years. The website is
The men’s World Championship is on Sunday with Andrew Tuckey (NSW) and Gerard Robb (VIC) the only Australian reps after some injury withdrawals.