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THIR PRE-KEPLER RUN CAMP

Dwight Grieve, the Club Captain of the Fiordland Athletics Club and organiser of the first ever “Run Camp” based out of Borland Lodge in Fiordland emailed me the below recently- Looking for the perfect way…

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SPECIAL NOTICE – KEPLER ENTRY AUCTION

The Kepler Challenge Committee has decided to auction a much sought after place in the 2013 ASICS Kepler Challenge to be listed on Trademe on Saturday 3rd August. The proceeds of this auction…

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The Kepler Challenge Lottery

Every year people ask for our annual 6:30am Saturday in July Stress Test to be turned into a Lottery. They should be asking for it to be turned into a different sort of…

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Mountain Racing in Europe – A Dream Continued

Russell Hurring is probably best known for his winning streak at the Kepler Challenge and course record of 4hr41mins, but Russell also has a stella international running resume from around the same time of his Kepler domination. Below is part…

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Mountain Running in Europe – Worlds Apart

Russell Hurring is probably best known for his winning streak at the Kepler Challenge and course record of 4hr41mins, but Russell also has a stella international running resume from around the same time of his Kepler domination. Below is…

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Ruby Muir Kepler Challenge 2012 Interview

The 2012 Kepler Challenge, the 25th running of New Zealand’s most prestiges mountain running race was held on Dec 1st in cool, windy condition’s, with occasional showers early turning to heavy rain late…

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Vajin Armstrong Kepler Challenge Interview

The 2012 Kepler Challenge, the 25th running of New Zealand’s most prestiges mountain running race was held on Dec 1st in cool, windy condition’s, with occasional showers early turning to heavy rain late in the day. From the gun 2x…

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Kepler Challenge 2012- Men’s Preview

The 25th Kepler Challenge is set to be a cracker with a deep field promising good racing at the front of the men’s and woman’s fields. Matt Bixely has previewed the woman’s race HERE. Below is a…

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Kepler Challenge 2012- Woman’s Preview

Matt Bixely, aka “The Mouth of the South” has stepped up to give us an excellent insight to the 2012 Kepler Challenge woman’s field. Its is shaping up to be a great race, read…

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Victoria Beck Kepler ’11 Story

Last year Victoria Beck stormed to victor at the Kepler Challenge as a some what unknown on the trail running scene (although a very well established Duathlete). This year she returns with more experience  (she…

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