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goat goes bush

The Goat 2014 Race Preview

The Goat- a hairy, smelly and lets be fair unattractive four legged animal (no offence Mr. goat). Yet this is the chosen animal that almost every trail and mountain runners aspire to be…


Shotover Moonlight Post Race Interviews

Saturdays Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon delivered! It was hyped up with a class field in both the women’s and men’s race and while there where a few no shows (Braden Currie, Amy Campbell,…


Shotover Moonlight pre race Interviews

Shotover Moonligh Mountain Marathon tomorrow is set to be a cracker! Below are a few short interviews with some pre race favourites. Ruby Muir Richard and Elina Ussher Martin Cox Vajin Armstrong

Phil on his way

Kepler Challenge 2005- Record Run

The 25th Kepler Challenge, New Zealand‚Äôs all time mountain running race, is now less than 1 month away. In 2004 New Zealand running legend Phil Costley (Phil has won every Athletic’s NZ title…


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