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Marjolein Cook at the 2013 ANZ Mtn Running Champs

New Zealand Mountain Running Champs- Marjolein Cook Race Report

What a fun course for the 2013 Athletic New Zealand Mountain Running champs. The sweet technical downhill to finish with, pretty much made you forget the sour climb up the ‘hill(s) of hell’….


2013 New Zealand Mountain Running Championships

The Athletics New Zealand Mountain Running Championships are taking place this weekend just outside Wellington and a solid line up of talent will be present. Luckily for BCR readers Stephen Day has written a nice little race preview. (Stephen…

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2013 New Zealand Mountain Running Camp

2013 New Zealand Mountain Running Camp CAMP DATES Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April (Easter) VENUE Discovery Lodge, National Park. The lodge is located on SH 47 between National Park village (7km…

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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…


2012 ANZ 100k Champs Video


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…


ANZ 100km Championships Live Updates

ANZ 100km Championships Live Updates  Backcountry Runner will be in the very un-backcountry setting of Hagley Park in Christchurch doing live updates on the Sri Chinmoy/ Athletics New Zealand National 100km Championships.


ANZ 100km Champs Preview

ANZ 100km Champs Preview This Sunday the Athletics New Zealand 100km championships is being hosted at Hagley Park by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team and is being run in conjunction with the Sri Chinmoy Ultra Trio. The…


Coming at you this Week

A few different events going on this week- I guess the “biggest” for a few different reasons would be the Sri Chinmoy Self Transcendence Ultra Trio- 100km, 50km, 50 mile (80.5km) and 100km teams event which…

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…


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