Author: FWP

FWP is recruiting!

  FWP IS RECRUITING Would you believe For Wild Places has been operating for 18 months?!  Since first coming together as a group of passionate and wayward trail runners in March 2020, we have grown a committed community, delayed our inaugural event three times (thanks COVID!),  grown to a team of 16 dedicated volunteers and…
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SPRING SUMMIT 2021: Rest & Reset

  SPRING SUMMIT 2021: Rest & Resest The team at For Wild Places are stoked to announce an upcoming virtual event… For a little while now, we have been brainstorming ideas for a virtual event that would bring together the FWP community amidst restrictions, and provide some distraction and motivation during these unusual (and really rough)…
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Join the FWP Board of Directors

  JOIN THE FOR WILD PLACES BOARD OF DIRECTORS For Wild Places is currently taking applications for people to join our Board of Directors.  As a fast growing organisation, we are looking to strengthen our Board and we are seeking up to two candidates withgovernance/board experience to join our board of directors. The board works…
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Chamonix 🏔

  CHAMONIX Chamonix is a place that holds my heart. In 2015 I paused my job moved to Chamonix and lived in a one bedroom apartment with 3 other people and a dog, Rosa.  We lived simply and worked towards a goal, UTMB. It went a little like this. Living in Chamonix provided an opportunity…
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Oh, Canada 🍁

OH, CANADA 🍁 High on my list of places to explore post-pandemic is North America – I’m already mentally mapping out my van set up and compiling list of ‘must do’ trails across the expansive continent. But nowhere in my idyllic dreams of van life do record breaking heatwaves, dangerous air quality or devastating wildfires get…
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We’re taking you to Iceland

As Sydney enters its 10th consecutive week of lockdown, Melbourne exceeds the 200-something day mark (I’ve actually lost count) and speculation continues to swirl as to when the country will open up again, wild places seem so far away. So… We’ve decided to bring wild places to you. Over the next few weeks, we’re going…
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Wear it Purple Day

  Wear it Purple Day is about showing LGBTQ+ young people that they have the right to be proud of who they are. It is about creating safe spaces in schools, universities, workplaces and public spaces (such as those we love to protect and keep wild) to show LGBTQ+ young people that they are seen…
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Pilliga Ultra Virtual Run

PILLIGA ULTRA VIRTUAL EVENT RECAP On Saturday 31 July, on what would have been the Pilliga Ultra, we instead (due to COVID) hosted a Virtual Run. We hosted a pre-race check in and a post-race debrief via zoom. We were absolutely stoked with the number of people that tuned in, participated and shared their running…
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