Victoria Point ultra runner Kieron Douglass to tackle 500 kilometre trail race

By Stacey Whitlock
Updated June 20 2019 - 6:32am, first published May 30 2019 - 3:00am

It made me feel amazing when I finished that race (because) I knew that I couldn't be defined by my shoes or my situation. That was the moment that changed my attitude towards life

- Kieron Douglass
RUNNER: Kieron Douglass started running to escape a traumatic home life and now uses it to help others.

TWENTY years after he turned to running to overcome severe anxiety and depression, Kieron Douglass is gearing up to tackle the world's longest trail race.