Tips for Making the Most of Trail Running

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Tips for Making the Most of Trail Running Image via Pexels   Spring is right around the corner and as the weather thaws, many people find themselves itching to go outside and get moving. Trail running is a great way to get in your cardio exercise … Read More

Hill Of Desolation

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Logan, Mt Dundas (debated), Arete, Bannister, Point 1513, Lancaster, Girdlestone, Brockett, Mitre, Peggys Peak, North King, Middle King, South King, McGregor, Angle Knob. It’s quite a mouthful really. Look at a map and these 1500 metre giants are dotted at fairly even intervals down the craggy … Read More

Tips on Exercise and Good Health Habits for Single Parents

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When it comes to physical fitness, single parents are in a tough spot. Demands on your time make it vital that you keep your energy level up, but those same demands make it nearly impossible to find the time. You’re the sole caregiver for your kids. … Read More

The A100 – It’s definitely not for the weak…   …but it could be for you!

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Tim Sutton July 2017 Waiting for the adventure to begin. Photo: Lilla Cso An adventure run like no other, the A100 stands alone. It’s quite possibly the most exclusive Ultra Marathon in New Zealand. With an entry fee only half that of most ultras, all profits … Read More

Race report: Hanmer Forest 100

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Running a marathon, as a kind of life goal, is an ambition that most people can understand. That’s not to say that everyone will have that ambition, or complete it, but with half a million or so people completing a marathon each year in the US … Read More

Hanmer Old Forest 50km

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After recovering from little training on my school Service Trip to Cambodia, it was time to take on my next race of the year. This time it would be closer to home and not such a stress of having to fly to our destination! Thursday night … Read More

Photo Blog: Travers Sabine – Nelson Lakes Region – New Zealand

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Tararua Mountain Race 2017

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A True Mountain Race to Test the Best!   Chris Martin of Tararua Speed Records introduces one of NZ’s Great Races. The Tararua Mountain race is one of the longest running mountain races in NZ. For me it is one of the few true mountain races. … Read More

Walking in the Footsteps of Giants

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February 15th 2017 In 1965, while cutting his teeth in the wild misty hills of the Tararuas, adventurer Graeme Dingle became the first person to traverse the range from north to south in a day, taking 18 hours 30 minutes non-stop from Putara Hut to Smith … Read More

Gluten vs Running Performance

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Gluten vs Performance There is a debate in the sports world about if eliminating gluten from your diet has a positive effect on performance. This debate is quite a shift, particularly in endurance athletes, from the carb-loading culture, which I have known since the start of … Read More

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