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Becky Nixon's UTA Recap

Becky Nixon Team Altra NZ Ultra Running

Becky Nixon's UTA Recap

Altra Running New Zealand team ambassador Becky Nixon again ventured across the ditch to tackle the Ultra Trail Australia, a tough and rugged 100km through the Blue Mountain's canyons, fire roads, trails, stairs (lots of stairs) and the revered Tarros Ladders.  We caught up with Becky to see how her day played out- I must have erased all the pain and suffering from my mind from last year, as I returned to the Blue Mountain's for another suffer fest at Ultra Trail Australia 100km again this year. Had to dig deep for this one….. The first few kilometres running through the bush...

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Altra Running partners with Kepler Challenge.

Events Kepler Challenge Mountain Running Trail Running Ultra Running

Altra Running partners with Kepler Challenge.


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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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