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World Mountain Running Champs Race Report

Stephan Day gives us his personal race report on his time at the World Mountain Running Championships, as well as some great insight to possible growth in mountain running in New Zealand. The…

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Trail Running at Xterra Wellington…Fun Times!

Sunday 12 May (Mothers Day!) took me to Wellington from my base in Wanaka to have a run in Race 2 of the Wellington Xterra trail race series, organised by the well respected team of Evelyn…

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Coming at you in April

While much of the NZ summer focus and effort is on events in March like the Tarwera and Northburn, not every one is into the long stuff and April has some real highlights on the…

Jean Beaumont - Northburn 100mile, 26:45 woman's CR

BCR Performance and Runner of the Year polls

BCR 2012 Polls. This is your chance to vote for who you think where the top New Zealand  performances and male and female runners* in 2012. A few notes re the polls *This is…

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A Summer in the Alps – Part 1

Gareth Rapley has be contributing to BCR almost from the first week- posting short updates and reports on the BCR Facebook page and then e-mailing in race reports to publish (the recent Dun Run and…

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Top Town- Rotorua

What is New Zealand’s Top TRAIL Town? We are chatting with a few folks that rate their local spot as the top trail running spot in the country. This week for “Top Trail…

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Subway Dun Run

Race report by competitor and occasional BCR reporter Gareth Rapley. Sunny Nelson turned on a shocker for the 2012 edition of the Nelson Events Dun Run. 200mm of rain was forecast for the…

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Top Town NZ- Nelson

What is New Zealand’s Top TRAIL Town? Hmm, could there be a bigger can of worms? Today BCR continues their series of chats with a few folks that rate their local spot as…

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Glenn Hughes- Living The Italian Mountain Running Dream

A small mountain village in a far off land, high altitude and higher peaks, the greatest mountain runner of all time as your host- a dream for most, but for New Zealand Mountain…

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Top Town NZ

What is New Zealand’s Top TRAIL Town? Hmm, could there be a bigger can of worms? BCR chats with a few folks that rate their local spot as the top trail running spot…

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