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The Morrissey Report- 2013 Waihi Xterra Trail Champs

Chris Morrissey, twice the brides maid at the Waihi Xterra Trail Champs, ran away with the win this past Saturday, cranking out a new course record on the relentless trails that wined around…

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Blackmores XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi

The Blackmores XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is fast approaching again. Set in the Karangahake Gorge and Kaimai Ranges, the event has 7.3, 13, 19, 42.2 and 60km options and come Saturday the 19th October the…

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Trail Running at Xterra Wellington…Fun Times!

Sunday 12 May (Mothers Day!) took me to Wellington from my base in Wanaka to have a run in Race 2 of the Wellington Xterra trail race series, organised by the well respected team of Evelyn…

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New Zealand Mountain Running Champs- Dougan Butler Race Report

Salomon Running Athlete Dougan Butler won his second Athletics New Zealand Mountain Running title in the weekend. The young gun of  NZ mountain running is in fine form after winning the Goat Kaimai last…

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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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Coming At You This week

Coming At You This week Some great races around the country coming up as well as some good reads on BCR….. Saturday October 13th Total Sports XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi with 5 different race…

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Glenn Hughes- Living The Italian Mountain Running Dream

A small mountain village in a far off land, high altitude and higher peaks, the greatest mountain runner of all time as your host- a dream for most, but for New Zealand Mountain…

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