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Jonathan Wyatt winning the 2005 World Mountain running title in Wellingtion.

The World Ultra Mountain National Trail Series Championships Plural.

Matt Bixley gives us his take on the multiple “world championships” available to the ultra, trail and mountain runner. I’ve read and taken part in a few conversations over the last month or…


Tarawera Ultramarathon Entries Now Open

Tarawera Ultramarathon race directorPaul Charteris gives us the run down on the Tarawera entries that open today- Entries for the 2015 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon open at 11am on Sunday 1 June NZ time. It’s alway super…

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Hong Kong 100km – Vajin Armstrong Race Report

The first race in the Ultra Trail World Tour, the brutal Hong Kong 100km, took place on the 18th of January. On the start line was New Zealand’s Vajin Armstrong – below is…

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Kiwis at Hong Kong100

This weekend the Ultra Trail World Tour kicks off with the Hong Kong 100km. Among those lining up are 3 top kiwi ultra runners-  Shannon-Leigh Litt, Scott Hawker and Vajin Armstong. BCR caught…

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Media Release: Tarawera part of Ultra Trail World Tour

Rotorua’s Tarawera Ultramarathon will be one of the races on an exciting new global tour announced in France.The 2014 Ultra-Trail World Tour will feature eight long distance running races in Africa, America, Asia and…


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