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Kepler Challenge, Sam McCutcheon, Skyrunning -

 We got to catch up for a run and a chat with our Elite Immortal Sam McCutcheon ahead of Saturdays Mt Difficulty Ascent, which is part of the ANZ Skyrunning Series. Sam- first of all welcome to Team UltrAspire NZ! We are super stoked to have you on board and representing us! -       Before we get into your sudden rise in the mountain ultra-scene, tells a little bit about your running background. You have come to running a little later if life? Definitely a late addition to the running scene and even latter to ultras. During high school I was...

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Kepler Challenge, Mountain Running, Ultra Running, UltrAspire -

UltrAspire New Zealand is excited announce its official partnership with the iconic Kepler Challenge, New Zealand's premier Mountain-Ultra race.   The Fresh Choice Kepler Challenge Mountain Run is described as "the jewel in NZ's mountain running calendar", while it's sister event the Fresh Choice Luxmore Grunt is justifiably respected. Both events are organized by a voluntary committee with the support, on race day, of approximately 200 Te Anau residents. This gives the event a truly "community" feel. The Kepler event has been held annually on the first Saturday in December since 1988, and follows the 60km Kepler Track. Starting at the Control Gates of Lake Te Anau the route...

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