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Vajin Armstrong Swiss Alpine Race Report

Vajin Armstrong continued his amazing form in Europe this past weekend in Davos at the Swiss Alpine Marathon- below is his race report- Part 3: Swiss Alpine Marathon The Swiss Alpine Marathon took…

Martin pre muesli bars. Photo: Prasasta Armstrong

Martin Cox Davos Report

While kiwi Vajin Armstrong was charging around the this past weekend at the Swiss Alpine Marathon a little further back in the field was New Zealand’s favourite English Mountain Runner, and 2X winner…


Kiwi’s Storm Pomona KOM

Chris Morrissey, winner of the Kawerau King of the Mountain, gives us a race recap of the kiwi invasion on last weekend’s Pomona king of the Mountain in Australia. Last Friday a group…


Ruby Muir pre Speedgoat Interview

  Less than a year ago Ruby Muir was laid out with injury, she even withdrew from the 2012 Kepler Challenge, unable to train for it. Oh how quickly things can change- Ruby has in…

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Vajin Armstrong Zermatt Marathon Race Report

New Zealand’s leading ultra runner Vajin Armstrong backed up his 2nd place at the Zugspitz 100km Ultra Trail in Germany, with a solid run at the Zerrmatt Marathon- below is Vajin’s race report. Part Two: Zermatt…


Amy Campbell pre Badwater Ultra Interview

Amy Campbell, New Zealand 24hr rep and 2011 winner of the Tarawera Ultra, takes on the famed Badwater Ultra this weekend. “Covering 135 miles (217km) non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA,…

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Vajin Armstrong Zugspitz Ultra Trail Race Report

Part One: The Zugspitz Ultra Trail New Zealand’s leading ultra runner Vajin Armstrong had great success last weekend at the Zugspitz 100km Ultra Trail in Germany, below is Vajin’s race report. This was the…

Vajin at the 2012 TNF100.

Vajin Armstrong European Campaign Kicking Off!

While we are all freezing our asses off with the mass weather bomb that has gripped the country,  this weekend kiwi ultra runner Vajin Armstrong kicks off his European summer of racing with…

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Ruby Muir Trail Des Cagous Race Report

Tomorrow Ruby Muir takes on the Glow Worm Trail in Australia, but just a few weeks ago, on the 2nd June, Ruby race the 53km Trail Des Cagous in New Caladonia- below is here…

Approaching the top of the Sertig Pass, Swiss Alpine Marathon 1994

Mountain Racing in Europe – A Dream Continued

Russell Hurring is probably best known for his winning streak at the Kepler Challenge and course record of 4hr41mins, but Russell also has a stella international running resume from around the same time of his Kepler domination. Below is part…


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