"Anna Frost" tag

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…

skyrunning seires

Skyrunning Oceania Series 2015

SKYRUNNING LAUNCHES FIRST UNIFIED TRAIL SERIES DOWN UNDER For the first time, athletes from both sides of the Tasman Sea will be able to compete head to head in search of points to…

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…

Epic ridge running, about 25-30km into the SMMM.

Coming at you This Week- SMMM

A bit of a mixed bag coming at you on the NZ trail/mountain running calendar this week. Before we get into that- make sure you check out the 2014 Vibram Tarawera Ultra Marathon…



Pretty rare that we cover a race out side of New Zealand (we like to give our attention to NZ events and athletes!), especially when that race is 7+ months away! But today…


Salomon Internationals running for Ultra fun and results

Below is the official Salomon media release ahead of tomorrows Tarawera Ultra. Backcountry Runner can confirm that Anna Frost, Emelie Forsberg, François D’haene, Ricky Gates will be running in rely teams (2 teams). Greg Vollet will run the…


Coming at you this Week

Coming at you this week The big news this week in NZ trail/mountain/ultra running- the big course change at the Tarawera Ultra Marathon due to fire risk would have to be it. I…


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,…


Tarawera Ultra 2013- it keeps getting better

A few weeks ago Matt, AKA “The mouth of the south” wrote an excellent article on the 2013 Tarawera Ultra and the potential the 100km field has this year. Without a doubt both the men’s and women’s start lists and the…

Jean Beaumont - Northburn 100mile, 26:45 woman's CR

BCR Performance and Runner of the Year polls

BCR 2012 Polls. This is your chance to vote for who you think where the top New Zealand  performances and male and female runners* in 2012. A few notes re the polls *This is…


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