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Helen(R),  with fellow NZ Mt Running team member Sally Gibbs, relaxing in the

Helen Rountree pre WMRC Interview

Helen Rountree,  an ED nurse in Hamilton and member of the Hamilton Hawks qualified for the New Zealand mountain running team and the 28th World Mountain Running Champs this weekend after a solid run at the NZ Champs in Motueka back in…

Dougan racing to 3rd at Rifugio Scarpa, Frassene, Agordino, ITALY.
photo credit: Aron Lazzaro

Dougan Butler WMRC interview

At the 2011 NZ Mountain Running Champs, on the hill above Porirua Hospital, young Dougan Butler announced him self as a force in New Zealand mountain running taking out his first NZ title. Injury robbed Dougan a chance…

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28th World Mountain Running Championships- Team NZ

The 28th World Mountain Running Championships, held in Vallecamonica, Italy,  are right around the corner and the New Zealand team’s prep is well under way.  This year the race is an up-hill only event and with…


Coming At You This Week

Coming At You This Week….. Well not so much of a coming at you, but a more a over view of last weekend, mostly of kiwis off shore- Captain Cooks Landing seen some…

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Mt Fuji Mt Race- Jono Wyatt comes out on top

Jono Wyatt was racing in Japan over the weekend, racing to the top of Mt Fuji. Below is a media release from the race- The iconic mountain and symbol of Japan hosted the 65th consecutive…

Jono on hi sway to winning Cross du Mont Blanc

Jono Wyatt Mid Summer Update

We got a quick e-mail early this week from NZ mountain running great Jonathan Wyatt giving us a bit of an update of how his summer in Italy (and Europe) has been going and what he has…


Coming at you this week

Coming at you this week…. While this time of year is somewhat quiet we do still have a little news from here and there to report Saucony Off Road Half Marathon at Mt…


Coming at you this week

Coming at you this week Rustic Run and Walk, 16th June, between Cromwell and the Gibbston Valley looks like a fun little race made up of  5.25km loops, with 42.2km or 21.1km options. It is…

2012 New Zealand Mountain Running Championships

The 2012 New Zealand Mountain Running Championships were held yesterday, Saturday the 14th April, in near perfect condition’s on Mt Campbell, over looking Motueka. The Mt Campbell race is hosted by the enthusasitc bunch from Athletics Nelson, who actually hold this…


2012 ANZ Mountain Running Champs- SM winner- Phil Costley


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