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BCR “of the Year” Polls

BCR “of the Year” Polls- we are giving you folks the chance to recognise and acknowledge the people and events that have stood out for you during 2013. We will close the polls this time in a week-…

Pack Picking

Choosing the right Pack/Hydration Solution

Picking the right pack/vest/hydration system is a very personal choice- similar to picking out ripe avocados, or shoes (thankfully there are not quite as many choices). More and more the question/comment “ I’m looking at…

Early Morning On The ART

The Labyrinth – A Run Around Ruapehu. By Martin Cox.

Almost a year ago we published THIS STORY by British mountain runner Martin Cox. That was an “unfinished” piece of writing, and today we are stoked to present the finished story, un-edited, in its entirety, as “ it…

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In the High Country- Wellingtion Screening

Backcountry Runner is very excited to present a screening of “In the High Country” in Wellington on Monday 21st October. “In the High Country will be a new kind of mountain/ running film featuring Anton Krupicka….

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“In the High Country” Tauranga Screening

Backcountry Runner is very excited to present a screening of “In the High Country” in Tauranga on Thursday 17th October. “In the High Country will be a new kind of mountain/ running film featuring Anton…

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Blackmores XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi

The Blackmores XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is fast approaching again. Set in the Karangahake Gorge and Kaimai Ranges, the event has 7.3, 13, 19, 42.2 and 60km options and come Saturday the 19th October the…

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Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon Training Camp

If the idea of leisurely trail running weekend on the private Ben Lomond Station in Queenstown sounds like fun – read on! A two day / one night marathon training camp staying at the…

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“In the High Country” Dunedin Screening

Backcountry Runner is very excited to present a screening of “In the High Country” in the Southern City and trail running hot spot, Dunedin. “In the High Country will be a new kind of…

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“In the High Country”- New Zealand Premier

Backcountry Runner is very excited to present the New Zealand Premier of “In the High Country”. “In the High Country will be a new kind of mountain/ running film featuring Anton Krupicka. Filmed and Produced…

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Coming at you in April

While much of the NZ summer focus and effort is on events in March like the Tarwera and Northburn, not every one is into the long stuff and April has some real highlights on the…

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A Backcountry Running Community for New Zealand trail, mountain and ultra runners- We want this to be the place you come for all things trail running including race previews and reports, interviews with New Zealand runners and hopefully a whole lot more! Our aim is to provide as much original content- previews/reports/interviews on New Zealand trail, mountain and ultra races. We can't be everywhere- so feel free to get in touch if you have the scoop on a race or event.

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