It was a big weekend of running over in the Eastern part of the world. So much so, quite a few in the Western world decided it was worth staying up all night for/making the big trip over here to report on the race. The great news is that running
After the slight 'debacle' of the weekend just gone in Gran Canaria where Ryan Sandes was striped of his win, then reinstated following a 'communication' error (not just in translation, but more so the procedure), the UTWT merry go-round turns its eyes to the serenity of the Tarawera 100 on
Welcome back form the weekend people - we've been cruising a 3-day weekend here in some parts of Australia... for now here's a daily dose of the weird and wonderful...
Olson, mountains, France - check it.
Running Tarawera? Want to see the course beforehand? check out the training camps.
Wetter than an otter's
What a weekend down in Rotorua at the Tarawera 100... despite the course change and the prospect of running an out and two-thirds back, this race produced some stunning results and unearthed some of the future rock stars of trail and ultra running. It's easy to start with Sage Canaday
So Dan expertly analysed the Australia and New Zealand contenders and it has been left to me to try and cover off our international visitors. And quite frankly he got the easy gig, we all know how well Brendan and Beth and Vajin and Mick can run, but trying to
This weekend sees the running of the 5th Vibram Tarawera 100 ultra, and there is some serious talent knocking about in this race. So much so, that both myself and Marcus decided it was too good an opportunity to miss. So on a plane we did fly* and we now
As runnners from all over the world descend on New Zealand this week, news has been confirmed that due to extreme period of drought the Vibram Tarawera Ultras will have a route change due to an increased fire risk. Races around the world and Race Directors in particular have been
The news of a trail runner's death in la Grand Raid 100 miler (won by Kilian Jornet) over on Reunion Island last weekend means that we have now seen three deaths in virtually as many weeks in the world of trail and ultra running. While some of these tragic instances
If you're a runner and you're on Facebook, you've probably seen and heard nothing but great reports from across the ditch regarding this event. No worries that Anton Krupicka was racing, we have a new kid in town and his name is Mick Donges. Last year we predicted this boy
This weekend sees the running of the much-anticipated Tarawera 100km (along with other distances), and RD Paul Charteris has drafted together an absolutely quality field of runners for this very well-regarded of races. Our man on the ground is Matt Bixley, who has recently joined the Ultra168 Editorial Board, and