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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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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…

Ruby early on at Tarawera Ultra, next to Blue Lake

Ruby Muir Tarawera Race Report

I was hoping, after watching the surplus of race reports flood the web in the wake of Tarawera that I could slip under the radar, but apparently my absence has been noted. Now,…

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Tarawera Ultra 2013

This weekend is brewing as the biggest in New Zealand Ultra Running. Never before has so much off shore talent gathered in New Zealand and with out a doubt the ultra running community and fan’s…


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

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Ruby Muir- Running Towards Tarawera

Ruby Muir, Barefoot Inc (Vibram and UltrAspire) and Backcountry Runner sponsored Athlete, fill us in on her build up thus far for what will be a hotly contested Vibram Tarawera Ultra on March 16th….


BCR Kaweka – Chris Morrissey Race Report

After a year off the racing calendar, mountain running in the Kaweka ranges was back on the calendar again with a new name, main sponsor and new driving force behind it in the…


BCR Kaweka Mountain Marathon Preview

The BCR Kaweka Mountain Marathon takes place this Saturday, with 28km and 15km options, as well as the grand daddy Marathon (we have heard it is more like 47km) with over 3400 meters of…


2013 Tarawera Ultra

PG13, contains gratuitous use of bad language. No athletes were hurt much in the telling of this story. Anon – “Are you running it this year?” Me – “No, I fucking hate 100k…


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