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Altra Running New Zealand Blog — Sam McCutcheon

Kinlochleven, Skyrunning World Champs 2018 - with Sam McCutcheon

Sam McCutcheon Skyrunning Skyrunning World Champs Team Altra NZ Ultra Running

Kinlochleven, Skyrunning World Champs 2018 - with Sam McCutcheon

The 2018 Skyrunning World Champs were held over 13-15 September 2018 in Kinlochleven, Scotland. New Zealand and Australia again sent a combined Australasian team of nine to take on the world’s best across the three distances. Altra NZ Elite Sam McCutcheon takes us through his incredible race to taking out 9th place in the World Champs.

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Trail World Champs 2018 – Penyagalosa

Mel Aitken Sam McCutcheon Team Altra NZ Trail World Champs 2018 Ultra Running

Trail World Champs 2018 – Penyagalosa

Altra elite Sam McCutcheon shares his recent exploits tearing it up at the 2018 Trail World Champs

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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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