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Northburn: Reinvent Yourself- by Martin Cox

I was a skinny, intense kid with a physique and temperament suited to distance running and very little else. Like all young runners from the South of England, I began by racing road…

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A Summer in the Alps – Part 1

Gareth Rapley has be contributing to BCR almost from the first week- posting short updates and reports on the BCR Facebook page and then e-mailing in race reports to publish (the recent Dun Run and…

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Coming at you this week

Coming at you this week…… -We have posted Vajin Armstrong’s epic account of his duel with Graeme Taylor at this past weekend’s Abel Tasman Coastal Classic -Grant Guise (yeah- I am writing about myself in…

Coming at you this week….

First things first- sorry for the huge gap between my last Coming at you. There has been a heap going on, so a few highlights of what’s been going on the last 6…

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Northburn100 2012

Northburn 100 this weekend, held on Northburn Station just outside Cromwell, seemed to have a bit of everything. The race itself is crazy hard, with the 100mile having over 8000 vertical meters of…

Coming At You

Coming at you this week from The Backcountry Runner- We will attempt to recap all our race coverage from the Northburn 100- it was a crazy weekend (that is still going on as I type…

Northburn 100 Live Coverage

Our live coverage from the Northburn 100 in Cromwell will start around 545am, Saturday the 24th March. Click on the below link to follow the action of the 50km, 100km and of course…

Northburn100- A chat with Lisa and Terry

The 2nd running of the Northburn 100 is this weekend and we will be down covering the race with live updates, which we are really excited about! We also have been lucky enough to chat…

Northburn 100- Seonaigh Conchie Interview

There might be “faster” woman lining up for the Northburn100 mile on Saturday morning, but I was keen to chat to Seonaigh Conchie for a few reasons. I have crossed paths with Seonaigh…

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