Topic: Running

ADF Running and Athletics Association supports Navy trail runners at gruelling ultra running event

This article has photo gallery Published on by ADF Running and Athletics Assoc (author)

Lieutenant Jonathan Milton and Captain Michael Manfield at the start of the Ultra-Trail Australia running event in the Blue Mountains, NSW. (photo: )

Lieutenant Jonathan Milton and Captain Michael Manfield at the start of the Ultra-Trail Australia running event in the Blue Mountains, NSW.

Over the weekend of 17-19 May approximately 7000 trail runners participated in the Ultra Trail Australia event in the Blue Mountains.

Navy conquers bridges

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

RAN members who competed in the Asics Bridges Fun Run (in front of HMAS Warramunga at Fleet Base West, WA). L-R: LEUT Will Singer; Petty Officer Electronics Technician Submarines John Wheelhouse; SBLT Sarah Connor; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Ben Higgins; Petty Officer Electronic Technician Submarines Sara Clarke; Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Jamie Saunders; and LCDR Kelly Masters. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

RAN members who competed in the Asics Bridges Fun Run (in front of HMAS Warramunga at Fleet Base West, WA). L-R: LEUT Will Singer; Petty Officer Electronics Technician Submarines John Wheelhouse; SBLT Sarah Connor; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Ben Higgins; Petty Officer Electronic Technician Submarines Sara Clarke; Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Jamie Saunders; and LCDR Kelly Masters.

Thirteen Navy and four Army members represented the Australian Defence Force Running and Athletics Association (ADFRAA) at the Asics Bridges 10km road race held at Elizabeth Quay in Perth, crossing the three prominent bridges located around the city’s picturesque Swan River.

A marathon effort by Melbourne runners in Guam

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Joshua Goener (author), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Members from HMAS Melbourne at the finish line of the Guam Marathon event, held annually on the island of Guam. (photo: LSIS Kieran Dempsey)

Members from HMAS Melbourne at the finish line of the Guam Marathon event, held annually on the island of Guam.

Going for a run ashore is a great way to train with your shipmates and explore a foreign port.

The race that stops a base

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Competitors from across the Defence community throughout the Canberra area, South West NSW, and a team from HMAS Success based in Sydney, all braved a clearing overnight storm to participate in this annual fun run/walk event.  (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Competitors from across the Defence community throughout the Canberra area, South West NSW, and a team from HMAS Success based in Sydney, all braved a clearing overnight storm to participate in this annual fun run/walk event.

Fit for life, fit for work, was the theme for the running of the 55th Bonshaw Cup, at HMAS Harman, in Canberra on 27 October.

Diver sets sizzling pace in biathlon

This article has photo gallery Published on by Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Callan Mcdonald (author), ABCSO(A) Matthew Riley (photographer), ABBM Thomas Darcy (photographer), LSET Pia Bartl (photographer)

Male competitors sprint off at the starting line as the Physical Training Instructors start their clocks during the HMAS Penguin mini biathlon held at Balmoral Beach. (photo: LSET Pia Bartl)

Male competitors sprint off at the starting line as the Physical Training Instructors start their clocks during the HMAS Penguin mini biathlon held at Balmoral Beach.

Conditions were perfect at Balmoral Beach in Sydney for the course record to be broken at the HMAS Penguin annual mini-biathlon.

Sea legs get running

Published on by LEUT Phillipe Fairs (author)

Lieutenant Commander Parsons, Commander Clowes, Able Seaman Phie, Captain Beard, Warrant Officer Scott, Chief Petty Officer Stapleton, Lieutenant Fairs and Lieutenant Callander. (photo: LEUT Phillipe Fairs)

Lieutenant Commander Parsons, Commander Clowes, Able Seaman Phie, Captain Beard, Warrant Officer Scott, Chief Petty Officer Stapleton, Lieutenant Fairs and Lieutenant Callander.

On a hot summer’s night in February, members of the ship’s company of Brisbane base HMAS Moreton took a 12 hour watch – relying on teamwork, endurance and resilience to get them through.

Rivalry builds relationships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Stuart takes on Armada Espanola (ESPS) Cristobal Colon in a soccer match during the Fleet Concentration Period (FCP) Sports Day held at HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Stuart takes on Armada Espanola (ESPS) Cristobal Colon in a soccer match during the Fleet Concentration Period (FCP) Sports Day held at HMAS Stirling.

Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.

Penguin personnel relay important message

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Ian Daley (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Competitors cross the finish line on completion of the 2016 Gate to Gate race held at HMAS Penguin in Mosman. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Competitors cross the finish line on completion of the 2016 Gate to Gate race held at HMAS Penguin in Mosman.

For the 38th year in a row, HMAS Penguin held the 'Gate to Gate Fun Run and Walk' in 2016 but for the second year 'running' used it to bring attention to family and domestic violence.

Battle for the Bonshaw Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)

Under starter's orders 'they're off ' in the 2015 Bonshaw Cup. (photo: SGT William Guthrie)

Under starter's orders 'they're off ' in the 2015 Bonshaw Cup.

The Bonshaw Cup is the second oldest running event in the Australian Capital Territory and was run again on 30 October at HMAS Harman. First contested in 1963, the 5km fun run/walk has progressed from an exclusive Navy event, to being one where the broader Defence community can now participate, promoting positive relationships.

Gate to Gate Fun Run success

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.

One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.