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
This week, ultra marathon runner Kirrily Dear, sets out on a mammoth challenge - to run 1,300km / 807 miles in 19 days through remote and regional Australia with the goal to raise awareness and start conversations about family violence.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