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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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Wild Turkey vs NIMBY’s

Shaun Collins (Lactic Turkey Events), like a lot of others is passionate about sharing his playground. He’s turned that into a fantastic and diverse business making opportunities for people to get out, play,…

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Xterra Trail Challenge Waihi Report

Xterra Trail Challenge Waihi- I would say put the emphasis on “Challenge’! On a good day the trails of Karangahake Gorge near Waihi would serve up a Challenge- steep, rugged and technical (especially those used for the…

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XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi Preview

The XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is coming up this weekend and local lad Darren Blackwell has written an excellent race preview for BCR- Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park is a 37,000 hectare skinny strip of…

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T42 Race Reports- Updated 10/5

The T42 in the North Island’s Central  Plateau sounded like a cracker in the weekend. Total Sports  booked in pefect weather, a speedy field turned up and records were broken! As we have already said James Kugler wrote…

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T42 Preview

Total Sports “T42” is coming up this weekend, and while the field may not have the depth the Routeburn Classic did this past weekend (we really don’t know as we haven’t seen a…

The Dual

THE DUAL, an off road race put on by the good team at Total Sport, was held on Saturday. This is a very popular event that is now in its 4th year and takes place…

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