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2014 Great Naseby Water Race Preview

This weekend the 8th Great Naseby Water Race will take place in the sleepy former gold mining town of Naseby, in Otago. The figure of 8, 10km loop race had a 100mile option…


“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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TNF100 Give Away’s and Results

The North Face 100 Australia took place this past weekend in the Blue Mountains of Australia. We aren’t going to go into a full race report- Dan from Ultra168 was on the spot…

Vajin at the 2012 TNF100.

Vajin Armstrong Pre White River 50 Interview (and Saucony shoe give-away!)

Vajin Armstrong is at it again! After backing up his American River 50mile win in April with a soild 5th in the fastest Routeburn Classic ever and a very impressive 2nd place at TNF100 Australia in May,…

Vajin Armstrong pre AR50 Interview and Saucony Shoe Give-away

We caught up with Vajin Armstrong, 2 x Kepler Challenge winner and 2x runner up at the Tarawera Ultra, before he heads off to the US and we also have an exciting  shoe give…


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