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#TeamAltraNZ and the 2018 World Mountain Running Champs

#TeamAltraNZ and the 2018 World Mountain Running Champs

The 2018 World Mountain Running Champs are about to take place in Canillo, Andorra and this year New Zealand has a strong senior women's, with 4 women representing, ALL running in Altra Running shoes! Below Nancy Jiang gives us a run-down on the 34th World Mountain Running Champs and chats with her fellow New Zealand mountain running reps- Nestled in the Pyrenees and wedged between France and Spain is the small mountainous country Andorra. Andorra has a current population of around 80,000 and to drive from one end of the country to the other takes approximately one hour. On 16th September, 311 runners...

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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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Olympus Marathon - A Skyrunner World Series Round with Weston Hill

Race Skyrunning Weston Hill

Olympus Marathon - A Skyrunner World Series Round with Weston Hill

Olympus Marathon (44km +3200m) is the fourth Sky Classic round of the Skyrunner World Series, racing over Mt Olympus in the North of Greece. West gives a brief overview from the race.

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Altra Ladies Lace Up for 2018 World Mountain Running Champs - Sophie Smith

Mountain Running Sophie Smith Team Altra NZ World Mountain Running Championships

Altra Ladies Lace Up for 2018 World Mountain Running Champs - Sophie Smith

Sabrina Grogan and Sophie Smith have joined the Altra New Zealand team as they prepare for the 2018 World Trail Running Championships in Andorra. In a two part blog, we talked to both girls about their background and plans leading up to the champs.

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