TEAM ALTRA - CHRIS
Canterbury born and bred. I am 29 years of age, father to be and cop by day.
Running serves many purposes in my life, whether it be competition, personal gains, helping others or escapism. It's a movement I believe we are meant be doing. Sitting is the new smoking.
I have an insatiable appetite to run as many trails, summit as many mountains in this short time I'm here for.
Notable Recent Successes:
Winner of Motatapu Marathon 2013 | Abel Tasman 2015/2016 | Alpine Loop the Lake 2016 | Naseby 50km 2016 | Podium finishes at Queenstown Half Marathon 2014/2016 + many more.
Tentative Schedule for 2017:
-Tarawera Ultra 62km
-Ultra Trail Australia 50km
-Gold Coast Half Marathon
Favourite Shoe: Altra Olympus 2.0 because of its superior cushioning | zero drop and toe splay attributes. It's a solid go to shoe for trail and road if need be. Perfect for those long slogs in the hills.
Social Media: Facebook = Chris Dunell Instagram = chris_dunell Strava = Chris Dunell Blog: Nztrailrun.com