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Tarawera trails set for world-class endurance test on March 16 2013
It’s a ridiculously long-distance running race on some of the most beautiful trails in New Zealand’s North Island.
The 100 kilometre Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon will be run on the magnificent bush tracks and forestry roads from Rotorua to Kawerau on Saturday March 16.
One of the world’s toughest endurance running races, it’s the brainchild of Paul Charteris. The Rotorua event organiser launched ‘the Tarawera’ 5 years ago and for many of the world’s best off-road distance runners, it has quickly become a ‘must-do’.
“The quality of the field is amazing,” says Charteris, with a grin. “The 2013 Tarawera Ultra will be the most competitive long distance running event in New Zealand since the 1990 Commonwealth Games marathon.”
It’s a bold claim.
“The race sold out months ago and the 430-strong field is stacked with the world’s…
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