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Tarawera Ultra 2013

The 2013 edition of the Vibram Tarawera Ultra was a much hyped affair and it totally delivered! No doubt you would have followed the excellent live up dates (when possible due to a lack of reliable cell phone coverage) from irunfar…


Salomon Internationals running for Ultra fun and results

Below is the official Salomon media release ahead of tomorrows Tarawera Ultra. Backcountry Runner can confirm that Anna Frost, Emelie Forsberg, François D’haene, Ricky Gates will be running in rely teams (2 teams). Greg Vollet will run the…

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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…


Coming at you this Week

Coming at you this week The big news this week in NZ trail/mountain/ultra running- the big course change at the Tarawera Ultra Marathon due to fire risk would have to be it. I…

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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….


Tarawera Ultra 2013 Media Release

Media Release: January 23, 2013  Tarawera trails set for world-class endurance test on March 16. It’s a ridiculously long-distance running race on some of the most beautiful trails in New Zealand’s North Island….


Tarawera Ultra 2013- it keeps getting better

A few weeks ago Matt, AKA “The mouth of the south” wrote an excellent article on the 2013 Tarawera Ultra and the potential the 100km field has this year. Without a doubt both the men’s and women’s start lists and the…


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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