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Marty Lukes winning is first Kepler in 2007, in a smoking fast 4hr48

Martin Lukes pre Kepler Challenge

“Lukes maintains an amazingly consistent record and has claimed five 2nd placings, three 1st placings and one 3rd. In 2011 Lukes became only the second runner to complete 10 Kepler Challenges in under…

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Kepler Challenge- Pre-Race Article

2012 ASICS Kepler Challenge Pre-Race Article The following is a press release from the Kepler Challenge committee. Remember to check out our pre race interviews and articles from past winners. We have also organised a easy group run, Thursday…

Russell running his 10th Kepler Challenge in 2010

KEPLER CHALLENGE – FINAL PREPARATION, STAYING POSITIVE

KEPLER CHALLENGE – FINAL PREPARATION, STAYING POSITIVE The 25th Kepler Challenge, New Zealand’s all time mountain running race, is now less than 1 month away and Kepler legend, the former 4hr41min course record…

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Kepler Challenge 2005- Record Run

The 25th Kepler Challenge, New Zealand’s 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…

Russell Hurring winning the 1993 Kepler Challenge

The Kepler Challenge – Quite A Journey

The Kepler Challenge – Quite A Journey, by Russell Hurring. The 25th Kepler Challenge, New Zealand’s all time mountain running race, is now less than 1 month away and Kepler legend, the former 4hr41min…

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Kepler Challenge – Some Training & Racing Strategies

Kepler legend, the former 4hr41min course record holder and 6x winner, Russell Hurring shares his wisdom on the race he made his own during the 90′s. This is the first in a series…

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