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2015-02-24-13-21-20

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30 Review

Dennis de Monchy offers his take on the new Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30. I was recently given the chance to test out the new UD Fastpack 30 when I headed south to run in…

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Tarawera Ultramarathon Entries Now Open

Tarawera Ultramarathon race directorPaul Charteris gives us the run down on the Tarawera entries that open today- Entries for the 2015 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon open at 11am on Sunday 1 June NZ time. It’s alway super…

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More Than A Race- HK100 Film

In 4 years the Hong Kong  100km Ultra Marathon has quickly become one of the most recognised international 100km ultra races on an ever growing ultra race calendar. With the races inclusion in…

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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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“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…

Northburn 100- Blair McWhirter Interview

Northburn100 Early Entry

                  Just had an email from Mr Highland Events, Terry Davis, giving a heads up on the early bird rate for the Northburn100- New Zealand’s…

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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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Vajin Armstrong European Campaign Kicking Off!

While we are all freezing our asses off with the mass weather bomb that has gripped the country,  this weekend kiwi ultra runner Vajin Armstrong kicks off his European summer of racing with…

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History of the Great Naseby Water Race

(The above video is from Tarawera Ultra race director Paul Charteris and looks over the figure 8 cross over and what will now be the start/finish area of the Great Naseby Water Race) The…

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