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AWEgust

  Introducing…  This month, we are excited to be celebrating AWEgust! For the next 31 days, we’d invite you to share your photos and videos of a moment, place or person that filled you with awe.  We want to celebrate the incredible wild places and people that we love to explore and explore with. There…
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2022 STRATEGIC REVIEW

  2022 STRATEGIC REVIEW Over the past few months, the FWP team have been collaborating and connecting to set our goals and strategy for the coming financial year. We’ve accomplished a lot in the ~2 years we’ve been running (pun intended); a lot of which is behind-the-scenes stuff, to create a legitimate not-for-profit, with the aim…
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PROJECT RUN FOREVER 2022

  PROJECT RUN FOREVER We’re absolutely stoked with the success of Project Run Forever that took place last weekend. At 7am on Friday 8th April, Tom set out to run the furthest he had ever run. After another flooding event in the days leading up to the run, the course and conditions were brutal. Many…
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Pilliga Ultra 2022

  PILLIGA ULTRA 2022 Whoa! The Pilliga Ultra weekend was nothing short of amazing!!!  From the whole FWP team, we would love to thank the wonderful people at Pilliga Pottery and all of the amazing partners, sponsors, runners and volunteers who not only made this event possible, but contributed to such an incredible, warm and…
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Clean Up Australia Day 2022

  CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY 2022 This year, some of the For Wild Places crew are excited to be hosting a couple of events for Clean Up Australia Day, on Sunday 6th March.  If you’re in the area, we’d love for you to come along and join us on the trails as we pick up…
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The Pilliga Ultra – A run to save a vital, wild place

  WHAT IF YOU COULD RUN TO SAVE A VITAL WILD PLACE? Meet The Pilliga Ultra. A biodiversity hotspot, a forest crucial for water balance, the sacred land of the Gamilaray peoples, a home to threatened species, a beautiful hub for ecotourism – meet The Pilliga Forest. The Pilliga Forest is the single largest remaining…
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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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