Australia has a handful of iconic marathon races – races that have a story, an impressive list of victors, and offer something that everyone enjoys – from elite to back marker. The Convict 100 is one of these, and on Saturday 3rd May, 2014, it celebrated it’s 10th anniversary.
The Convict 100 has run on a set course for a number of it’s 10 years. and the course record for the 100kms sits well under 4hrs, and is held by Shaun Lewis. It’s a fast course, and people tend to know their best time. It’s a test piece for a lot of Sydney based mountain bikers, and a prestigious win for an elite racer. In 2014, it was also the final round of the Real Insurance XCM Series, and the results would play a big role in the final ranking. More here