Nikon D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR II Lens Kit

. I’ve finally bought a good beginners camera to further my interest in photography being a – Nikon D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR II Lens Kit, with wifi and gps. Yesterday I did some camera practice on one of my 10km community hikes on Fraser Island. Some of my beginners snaps here and a couple taken […]

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Turia Pitt Motivational Talk

  On Saturday the 6th of June I had the wonderful opportunity to listen to the very inspirational Turia Pitt at the Brolga Theatre Maryborough. Turia was burned terribly to 65% of her body in Sept 2011 by a grassfire when competing in a 100km Ultra Marathon across the Kimberley. She mentioned she passed away […]

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10KM CHALLENGE + Camera Practice!!!! Sun 14th June!

(Community Hike) All Welcome! Visit the Z Force Commando Ruins & McKenzie Jetty 7km then head up to the Kingfisher Bay Look Out 3km approx. Email me for more details: pt@jeanettemaynes.com.au “During World War Two, the area near McKenzie’s Jetty was used by the Services Reconnaissance Department (popularly known as “Z Special Unit”) as a special […]

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Fraser Island Marathon “The run so good they had to ban it!”

UPDATE: Letter John Glaister | Director-General (Seems the Minister has passed my questions even higher). FINALLY CONFIRMATION: THERE IS NO SPECIFIC PENALTY FOR A PERSON RUNNING ON FRASER ISLAND!!! YAY! Obviously there is no ‘Fraser Island Marathon’ event now and no permit, but on the upside it appears one could still possibly enjoy running on […]

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Mt Warning – near the Queensland border 1,156 m

. Mt Warning  1,156 m (3,793 ft) above sea level, near the Queensland border. 9km, return walk took me 2:25mins, 1420 calories burn’t. What a magical spiritual experience, beautiful rainforest the whole way, I’ll definitely be climbing this mountain again!

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Mount Kosciuszko – Australia’s Highest Mountain 2,228 m

. Today I climbed Mount Kosciuszko! 2,228 metres (7,310 ft) above sea level, Australia’s Highest Mountain Distance: 22km (loop) – Charlotte Pass to Blue Lake, Main Range & Summit Walk home. 2535 calories burnt. It was freezing at the top, you can hear the wind in the clip, magical scenery, saw one black centipede, one black […]

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EVENT UPDATE FRASER ISLAND MARATHON: PERMIT REFUSED “The run so good they had to ban it!”

7 News Clip – DUE TO NEW (Late Jan 2015) DINGO SAFETY RULES: DO NOT RUN. RUNNING OR JOGGING CAN TRIGGER NEGATIVE DINGO INTERACTION. – MINISTERS OFFICE: I’m still waiting on a response from the new minister’s office on – What is the current governments view / stance on this? – COMMUNICATION FROM TEAM LEADER […]

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Fraser Island Marathon 2015

“If You Ain’t On Fraser, You Ain’t No Where!” I am proud to announce I am the organiser & Race Director of the 2015 Fraser Island Marathon. LATEST UPDATE – PROPOSED RACE DATE SUNDAY 19th JULY 2015 • EVENT PENDING (EARLY MARCH): proposed route confirmation & final plotting – waiting for fire bans to lift, numbers […]

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Lake McKenzie 20km Hike #15

Another Awesome Adventure Day and Community Hike was had on Fraser Island on Nov 1st, with a 20km return walk from Kingfisher Bay to Lake McKenzie in 2:59mins mins return! 2,200 calories ✔ I had 26 Awesome hikers this time, with different levels of fitness, some of the guys were also on my 4 Week Program […]

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90km Fraser Island Great Walk in 2.5days!

WOW!! What an awesome five day Adventure on Fraser Island!!! We walked the 90km Fraser Island Great Walk in just 2.5 days! (Myself, Carol, Susie & Tash – the Awesome Foursome!) Starting at Dilli Village 6:30am on Friday morning, we trail walked through the amazing surrounds to Happy Valley by Sunday lunch 12noon! Staying at […]

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