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It sells out so fast you’ll wonder if you’ll ever get another opportunity to run it again. If you’re lining up for the 2016 event surely you want to give yourself the best chance of achieving your goals. Get the plan that’ll get you there in the best shape possible.
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Day 1: Owww. Owwey oww owww. Im walking like a robot. Or someone who dropped the soap in the prison showers. Or a cowboy. NOOOOO stairs.. Hungggrrrryyyyyy, eat all of the savoury stuff. Tired. But I did it!! Woohooooo!! Owww sitting down. Owww getting up. Day 2: Still owww. Oh wait this is a bit Read more about The Diary of an Ultra Runner (Post Ultra)[…]
You know you’ve got some pretty ‘good’ friends when partway through a 25km weekend run they ask you to run a 44km mountainous run on Tuesday with them. You know you should probably question your sanity when you say ‘Yeah, why not?!’ And so that is how it came to be that at 5am on Read more about Tongariro Northern Circuit, an Adventure to Remember[…]
S-K Adventure The Best Bits: The early morning start to see the sunrise when you’re up high was a great sight. The winds were still relatively strong so the clouds were streaming into the Putara area from the West. It was like watching dry ice flow fast out of a bucket. I wish I had Read more about S-K debrief from Paul[…]
‘I’ve lost my mojo’ ‘I feel so flat’ Girls we have all said it. We all know that at certain times of the month we are straight up knackered and at other times we are ON FIRE! So why is this? It’s because we are interesting and ever changing. It’s because we are beautiful and Read more about An Ever Changing Period[…]
A mid-winter announcement in 2016 by the Tarawera overlords indicated a ‘new-look’ Ultra marathon for Feb 2017 with everyone finishing in Kawerau. As is their custom just enough information was given to get the speculation machine turned up to 11 and we have all spend over 5 months wondering exactly what this means for our Read more about Ultra Different Tarawera?[…]
How to Kepler Each year a dozen or so brave squaddies pull this epic race from the bucket list and head down to the isolated tourist trap that is Te Anau (the tunnel seemed like a good idea to me). Kepler is probably NZs oldest trail ultra and with decades in the making it’s one of the Read more about How to Kepler[…]
130 years ago Mt Tarawera erupted killing an estimated 120 people and closing what was one of New Zealands first major tourism journeys from Te Puia Guyser – Rotorua, through the now buried village or Te Wairoa, on to the world famous ‘Pink and White Terraces. It is in memory of this tourist sojurn and Read more about Tarawera Marathon and 50km Preview[…]
An interesting post recently appeared in the Tarawera Ultramarathon Facebook group by Race Director Tim Day. The Race Directors have asked these questions because they understand just how different and the enormity of what 100 miles is – for both entrants and organisers! Of course this prompted speculation about the potential for an ‘NZ Trail Read more about When to 100[…]
For years we’ve talked about how good it would be to have a free online database of trails we run across Australasia that we can refer to, update and use as a reference when we’re looking for exciting places to plan our next adventure. NOW IS THAT TIME, BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP! There exists an Read more about Let’s Map Our Trails![…]
Rotorua is an awesome town to spend a few days, and a good base to explore a bit further afield. For anyone visiting here, this would be my plan (in order of priority Squadrun style). Pick and choose the days that appeal to you! Priority 1. Morning at Te Puia (Maori cultural show, geysers, carving/weaving Read more about 7 things to do in Rotorua[…]