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The Saucony Surf Coast Trail Marathon happening on 24 June 2017 is set to welcome record participants in its fourth year, with organisers reporting that the event will host the biggest numbers yet, with many attempting their first ever half or full marathon distance. Created to throw a spotlight on […]

Record Entries for Surf Coast Trail Marathon!


Race day is stressful for a runner. But for many a support crew out there it’s even more traumatic! Knowing where to go, being there on time, having everything organised and helping your runner get through the challenge is a logistical and emotional rollercoaster. So to help you survive the […]

Crewing for Beginners


Kicking off as a side-event of the International Mountain Summit, the IMS Photo Contest has become the greatest contest of mountain photography worldwide. In its seventh edition, photographers compete for seven awards plus the title: Mountain Photo of the Year. With six different categories we expanded the possibilities to submit […]

International Mountain Summit Photo Comp




When fertility specialists told Scotty Hawker that being an elite ultra-distance trail runner was affecting his chances of becoming a father, he decided to step back from the sport he loves. The 29-year-old Kiwi, who is now a resident of Katoomba in Australia’s Blue Mountains, gave up the gruelling training […]

UTA Elite Runners Preview


What events do you organise? The BIG EASY, Northburn, Mt Difficulty Ascent and some Rogaines. What got you started as a Race Director? The Arrow Challenge was an Adventure Race series I competed in and it completely changed my life. I found my ‘purpose’ and wanted to organise events with […]

Meet the RD: Terry Davis



AROC Sport announces that entries for Ultra-Trail Australia 2017 will begin to open at 10am on Wednesday October 12th. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Ultra-Trail Australia will be a four-day trail running festival of unprecedented scope; it’s the UTA 10th birthday party! From May 18 – May 21, 2017, Katoomba, NSW, […]

ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA 2017


Science in Sport (SiS), the UK leaders in endurance nutrition, have launched a new SiS GO Energy + Electrolyte Gel in Raspberry and Lemon & Mint flavor just in time for summer. The popular SiS GO Energy gel range has received a new addition, offering both fast carbohydrate for energy […]

New SiS GO Energy + Electrolyte Gel


We just want the following cool stuff and that’s all We get to see new gadgets, gear, and gels, which is great. But at the end of the day, all we really want from the bearded man is: A Masseur – not a self-massaging stick,  spiked ball or large tube […]

The Long Run Christmas Wish List



On Saturday 20th February 2016 a field stacked with internationals from across the world  set off from the site of the former Pipeline Bungy on the Shotover River before traversing old mining trails, by pass ruins, explore historic water races, negotiate technical ridges and bluffs, replenishing in the many creeks, […]

Shotover Moonlight Marathon Race Wrap up!


Organisers of the Prefontaine Classic claim that their Bowerman Mile field for this year’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on 28 May is the best they have ever had. Not only does it contain five global champions, but it will also reunite the top five finishers from the IAAF World Championships […]

Eugene Assembles Epic Mile Field


The committee at Skyrunning ANZ are pleased to announce that we have partnered with The North Face and Pace Athletic as sponsors of the team attending the 2016 World Skyrunning Championships to be held in the Spanish Pyrenees in July. It comes at a time when the sport is experiencing […]

The North Face Sponsors Team ANZ