This episode is for those ultra runners who want to receive great advice and hear great real-life experiences from a world-class ultra runner.Read More
But the recent response to the #metoo campaign on social media had highlighted how widespread and universal sexual harassment and assaults continue to be, and now the ultra marathon-runner is Nelson Bay-bound to throw her support behind the town’s Reclaim the Run event this week.Read More
Kirrily Dear is on a remarkable journey. Over the past 15 years she's created success in business as the leader of a Sydney-based marketing consultancy and also found her stride as a long distance runner and figurehead of the charitable association, Run Against Violence.Read More
Lying at the base of a tree in a small country town, her legs swollen and painful as the sun starts to set, Kirrily Dear knows she still has 35 kilometres to travel by foot that day. Anyone could be forgiven for throwing in the towel under similar circumstances – but the ultramarathon runner set herself a goal and got to work.Read More
Ultra marathon runner Kirrily Dear is running 1300 kilometres from Broken Hill to Sydney to raise awareness of family violence. Ms Dear arrived in Orange on Monday, her run having crawled to a walk as nearly two weeks of running takes its toll on her body.Read More
Kirrily Dear will run from west to east in a bid to help end domestic violence, an issue she said connected everyone in the community.
“I used to think it didn’t have anything to do with me, that I wasn’t affected by it,” she said.Read More
A woman is running from Broken Hill to Sydney to raise awareness about the of effect domestic and family violence on children. Kirrily Dear wants to run 1,300 kilometres over 19 days and day one started on Wednesday morning in far-west New South Wales. Ms Dear and a team of supporters intend to visit schools and hold events along the way, in towns including Forbes, Orange, and Blacktown.Read More
A lot has happened in the three years since Dear ran her first ultramarathon, which finished in Forbes, raising awareness of family and domestic violence.
She is returning to Forbes this run, arriving at Forbes Show between midday and 1pm to do a lap of the racetrack with her support runners.Read More
Inspirational ultra-marathon runner Kirrily Dear is preparing to step out for children who have been the victims of family violence. Kirrily will set out on a 19 day journey from Broken Hill to Sydney in September, passing through Forbes on the way. In November 2014 she ran from Walgett to Forbes in support of White Ribbon Day to raise awareness and help put an end to violence against women.Read More
Inspirational ultra-marathon runner Kirrily Dear is preparing to step out for children who have been the victims of family violence.
Kirrily will pass through out region during her 19 day journey from Broken Hill to Sydney in September.
“I’m going to run from Broken Hill to Sydney, 1300km over 19 days to give a voice to children who have experienced family violence. The children are often overlooked in the discussion, they are the silent victims."Read More
HEART-WRENCHING stories in a documentary about one woman’s journey through western NSW to help stop violence against women has rocked the Hunter to its core.
The audience at Newcastle Museum held its breath as the film, called Iceberg, followed Kirrily Dear’s 860-kilometre run from Walgett to Forbes last year and captured some of the violent episodes women and children in country towns endure.Read More
At 4.30am on the fifth day of her 850km run to raise awareness of domestic violence, ultramarathon runner Kirrily Dear opened her email to find a message from a woman who was unable to walk as a result of domestic abuse. “Your journey keeps me motivated for the future,” the woman wrote in her email to Kirrily.Read More
On 14 November, one determined woman, Kirrily Dear, will begin an 860km run through regional NSW, Australia to raise funds and to get people thinking about what they can do to end violence against women.Read More
NEVER shying away from a long slog, one ultra-marathon runner is tightening her shoelaces and racing through the region to shed a light on the ongoing epidemic of violence against women.
After learning of the horrifying statistics surrounding violence against women – one Australian woman is killed every week by an intimate partner, and two out of three women will experience some form of violence in their lifetime – runner Kirrily Dear decided to do what she does best to make a difference.Read More
Kirrily Dear will complete a 12-day, 860 kilometre, multi-stage ultra marathon through regional NSW to raise awareness for men’s violence against women.
She will be running for the White Ribbon foundation.The run begins on November 14 at Walgett, she’ll be in Dubbo on the 22 and 23 and finishes in Forbes on November 25.Read More