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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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UTMB 2018 - Its a wrap!

CCC Cecilia Flori Nancy Jiang OCC Race Team Altra NZ Ultra Running Ultra Trail World Tour UTMB Weston Hill

UTMB 2018 - Its a wrap!

Well, UTMB 2018 is a wrap! Altra NZ came away with three top 10’s in respective classes. Wicked results against some of the worlds best. Heres how it all went down

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CCC and OCC - UTMB with Cecilia, Nancy and West

CCC Cecilia Flori Nancy Jiang OCC Ultra Running UTMB Weston Hill

CCC and OCC - UTMB with Cecilia, Nancy and West

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) is synonymous with trail running and is often touted as the big show of ultra events. Altra New Zealand athletes will be lacing up for the festivities, with Cecilia Flori and Weston Hill racing this years 101km CCC and Nancy Jiang tackling the 53km OCC. West gives us a run down.

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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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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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