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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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Sarah Douglas- Post ANZ Mt Running Champs Interview

Mountain Running Sarah Dougals Team Altra NZ

Sarah Douglas- Post ANZ Mt Running Champs Interview

After a storming summer in 2014, which saw Sarah Douglas win the Motatapu Marathon, Athletics New Zealand Mountain Running Champs on Mt Campbell and set a blistering course record at the Routeburn Classic, Sarah seemed to drop of the scene. But Sarah announced her return with a convincing win at this year’s Athletes New Zealand Mountain Running Champs, reclaiming the title with a convincing win on the slopes of Ben Lomond above Queenstown. - So if we can, start way back- can you give us a brief history on your running background? I started taking running seriously my last couple of...

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The Beauty of Mountain Running.

Race Sarah Dougals Team Altra NZ

The Beauty of Mountain Running.

Altra Running New Zealand Team Member Sarah Douglas shares her thoughts  ahead of Saturdays New Zealand Mountain Running Champs, that will be held on the slopes of Ben Lomand, above Queenstown. Sarah won the 2014 Athletics New Zealand Mountain Running Champs at Mt Campbell, in Nelson and this will be her first serious race back after having most of 2015 off with injury. On the eve of the New Zealand Mountain Running Champs I find myself wondering what is the beauty of this annual event. It’s not just the view from the top. Although that is pretty awesome. The race finishes at the Ben Lomond Saddle...

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