In 2014, Cyclone Lusi blew the mighty Tarawera Ultramarathon onto a plan-B course. This year, billed as ‘the return to Kawerau,’ the conditions were perfect — and winners Dylan Bowman (US) and Ruby Muir (NZ) blew the race records away.
China’s Yun Yanqiao represented the Tarawera Ultramarathon ‘tribe’ at today’s official race welcome at Rotorua’s Te Puia Marae. There couldn’t have been a better representative. On last year’s cyclone-impacted Tarawera Ultra, Yanqiao finished
It’s official … the new-look Christchurch Airport Marathon is under starter’s orders for Sunday 31st May, back within Christchurch’s four avenues on a new course that promises to re-invigorate both the event and the central city.
The outstanding success of New Zealand athletes and teams on the world stage in 2014 has resulted in 27 finalists being named for six categories at the Halberg Awards - the country’s pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate sporting excellence.
NZ trail running legend Anna Frost was struck down with a kidney infection in the last month, leaving her hooked up to an IV and expelling any thoughts of doing the TNF EC 50 Mile. We catch up with Anna on her year, running tips and more