"New Zealand Championships" tag

2012 ANZ Mountain Running Champs- SM winner- Phil Costley


2012 ANZ Mountain Running Champs-SW winner Hannah Newbound

Antonella Confortola- Pre NZ Mountain Running Champs Interview

New Zealand has experienced a  huge amount of success in mountain running on the world stage in the last 10+ years and we are not just talking about Jonathan Wyatt.  With the likes of Melissa Moon, Kate…

Dougan Butler- Pre ANZ Mtn Runnning Champs Interview

This time last year at the ANZ Mountain Running Champs in the hills above the Porirua Hospital, Dougan Butler announced his arrival to the NZ mountain running public with a convincing win over a much older and/or experienced field. The…

Coming At You This Week

This week at Backcountry Runner…. Well, first up- huge congratulations to Vajin Armstrong who won the American River 50mile race in California over the weekend. A huge result to say the least! Our…

Jono Wyatt- ANZ Mountain Running Champs Interview

The Athletics New Zealand Mountain Running Championships are coming up on the 14th of April on Mt Campbell, at the top of the South Island. We are looking forward to previewing the race and are…


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