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Shotover Moonlight- Blake Hose Race Report

Young Australian runner Blake Hose gives us his account of this past Saturday’s Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon, where Blake finished a solid 2nd. I was lucky to be lining up for this incredible…


Shotover Moonlight Post Race Interviews

Saturdays Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon delivered! It was hyped up with a class field in both the women’s and men’s race and while there where a few no shows (Braden Currie, Amy Campbell,…


Coming at you this week

Coming at you this week Nelson Events has put on another sell out trail race at the top of the South Island at the Furneaux Lodge Captain Cook’s Landing- 26km from Ship Cove to Punga Cove/Camp Bay…

Ben Lomond Assault – An Assault on the body!

While much of last weekends Backcountry running hype revolved around the Tarawera Ultra, down in Queenstown there was a very different type of “running” ( I think there may have been a lot…


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