"Michael Aish" tag

Michael Aish post Leadville 2014 Interview

In 2012 we posted this interview with Michael Aish before he ran his first 100mile race at Leadville. It was a big step up for the former Olympic track runner, who represented New…

Vajin on the out and back section past Okataina.

Vajin Armstrong’s Tarawera Race Report

Vajin Armstrong’s Tarawera Ultra Marathon 2014 race report. Otherwise known as Adaptability, Or how to pull success from the Jaws of failure. In Ultra running, one of the key lessons you need to…

Michael Aish

Michael Aish pre Leadville Trail 100mile

Michael Aish is a name that will be familiar to those that can cast their mind all the way back and remember the early 2000′s. It was a joyful time with the realization that the whole silly Y2K scare did not…


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