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The Taniwha- Kristian Day’s Race Report

Guess post from Kristian Day, winner of the inaugural ”The Taniwha” 58km ultra put on by Total Sports and run along the Waikato River Trails this past weekend. On Friday afternoon myself and Fellow Hawke’s Bay Lad…

Dennis crossing the finish line at Waihi. Photo- Paul Petch-

Dennis de Monchy Kaimai Killer Race Report

Dennis de Monchy dominated on his local trails during Saturdays Kaimai Killer 60km Ultra. Virtually leading from start to finish – in trying condition’s Dennis thrived to win Total Sports  inaugural ultra in great fashion. Below is his report of…

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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…


Top Town NZ

What is New Zealand’s Top TRAIL Town? Hmm, could there be a bigger can of worms? BCR chats with a few folks that rate their local spot as the top trail running spot…


Coming At You This Week

Coming at you this week- Well I think I am still reeling from Martin Lukes’s run at yesterday’s ANZ 100km champs. 7hr08 is a smoking time. Hats off to all the competitors in…


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