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Chasing Nepali trail

Chasing Nepali trail

Altra ambassador West (@kiwiwest) shares some of his Himilamyan trail hunting adventures enroute to Europe for the race season

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Wilde joins Altra NZ

Wilde joins Altra NZ

We are excited to welcome young gun triathlete Hayden Wilde to the Altra New Zealand team. Ahead of his Chendu race Hayden gave us some insight into his hunt for Altra and his future plans.

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Mel Aitken - Doing the Duo - Hapalua and the Southern Lakes Half

Mel Aitken - Doing the Duo - Hapalua and the Southern Lakes Half

Mel Aitken has taken out the Southern Lakes Half Marathon in Wanaka and more recently the Woman's Hapalua Half marathon in Hawaii with an amazing 8th overall in a field of 9000 competitors. She shares her thoughts on her new kicks, the Altra Duos

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S-K FKT

Danny Garrett FKT S-K Travers Sam McCutcheon

S-K FKT

Hot on the heals of his win at the Kepler Challenge, and earlier in the year being crowned the Aust/NZ Skyrunning Series Champ, Altra Athlete Sam McCutcheon teamed up with Danny Garrett to tackle the famed "S-K" route in the Tararua Ranges. Here's Sam's trip report- The Schormann to Kaitoke (S-K) is a route that traverses the Tararua Ranges from Putara in the north to Kaitoki in the South (the track used to start at Schormann track but this has since been closed).   S-K profile- it is 77km with 6,800mD+ and it is tough. [profile from https://tararuafkt.wordpress.com/routes/s-k/] I first heard about...

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Team Altra NZ at the Kepler Challenge and Luxmore Grunt

Jack Beaumont Kepler Challenge Luxmore Grunt Matt Rayment Mel Aitken Race Sam McCutcheon Sarah Dougals Team Altra NZ Trail Running Ultra Running

Team Altra NZ at the Kepler Challenge and Luxmore Grunt

The Altra Running New Zealand Team announced their presence on the NZ running scene by storming the top spots at this past Saturday's Kepler Challenge in Te Anau. Mel, Sarah, Jack and Sam, post Kepler 2016. Matt had a flight to catch and missed the photo.... The Kepler Challenge is now in its 29th year and is the most prestigious mountain ultra on the New Zealand running calendar. The event is made up of the 60km Kepler Challenge, and the shorter 27km Luxmore Grunt. In the 60km event, Altra Athletes Sam McCutcheon and Mel Aitken were both running comfortably in...

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