Anna Frost – Pre Hardrock Interview

This weekend Anna Frost takes on the one race that many Kiwi’s would love to attempt, The Hardrock100. Anna was lucky enough to be drawn from the lottery with just 1 ticket, but…

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We catch up with Vajin Armstrong ahead of this weekends  World Mountain Running Association Long Distance World Championships in Zermatt, Switzerland. Thanks for your time Vajin, can you please tell us a little bit…

Vajin at the 2012 TNF100.

Vajin Armstrong pre TNF100

Tomorrow Vajin Armstrong will toe the line in his 3rd appearance at The North Face 100km in the Blue Mountains in Australia. Vajin has placed 2nd in both his previous runs in Australia’s premier 100km race and…


Becky Nixon pre TNF100

Becky Nixon will line up at this Saturdays TNF100 in Australia’s Blue Mountains as an unknown to most outside of New Zealand, but with an 18hr15min win at the 2014 Naseby 100mile and…


Jo Johansen pre Buffalo Ultra

Jo Johnasen is fired up and ready to go for the Buffalo Ultra this Saturday! In the last 13 months Jo has gone from unknown, to winning the Tarawera Ultra, dropping out of…

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Matt Bixley Pre Buffalo Stampede Ultra

Regulars to BCR will be well familiar with the weeman Matt Matt Bixley. This weekend Matt will line up in all 3 races at the Buffalo Stampede- here is his Pre Buffalo Stampede interview….


Marty Lukes Pre Buffalo Interview

Today we chat with Christchurch’s Marty Lukes ahead of the Buffalo Stampede Ultra, that takes place on the 11th April in Bright, Victoria. While many in Straya (and Johnny-come-latelies in NZ for that matter) might not be…

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Whitney Dagg Pre Buffalo Interview

Ahead of next months Oceania Skyrunning Championships, the Buffalo Stampede, we will be catching up with members of Team Ultimate Direction New Zealand. Team UD NZ have a strong team traveling to the…


Michael Aish post Leadville 2014 Interview

In 2012 we posted this interview with Michael Aish before he ran his first 100mile race at Leadville. It was a big step up for the former Olympic track runner, who represented New…

Ruby checking out the French Alps. Photo: Blake Hose

Kiwis in Sky Running World Champs

 The 2014 Sky Running World Championships take place this weekend in Chamonix, France. What New Zealand lacks in numbers in Chamonix, we certainly make up for in quality. Joining Europen based Salomon super…


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