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Matt Rayment, Run Wellington, Trail Running, Ultra Running, UltrAspire -

UltrAspire NZ team member Matt Rayment shares his experience at the inaugural WUU2K held in Wellington- I like my running events like my music:  DIY, Grassroots and gnarly. With these three things in mind I was instantly drawn to the inaugural WUU2k, which was held three weeks ago in Wellington. With a busy life, planning to attend a race outside of Auckland doesn’t always pan out, but in this case the stars aligned. I found myself excitedly waiting at Auckland airport on Saturday july 16th, headphones full of the Turned Out A Punk podcast and one eye constantly updating the...

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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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