Mark Douglas

In the year Mark Douglas joined Queenstown Primary School's teaching staff, Rob Muldoon was New Zealand Prime Minister, Jimmy Carter was US President and John Lennon was shot and killed. Thirty-eight years later, he discusses his pending retirement with...
Though he's never run the course, a 19-year-old Queenstowner could well become the Routeburn Classic's youngest winner. Jack Beaumont is in stellar form heading into Saturday's annual mountain run over Fiordland's 32km Routeburn Track. Not only did he win the New...

Runner goes to great pains

A top Queenstown runner endured excruciating pain to win a recent mountain run in Fiordland. Sarah Douglas won the women's 27km Luxmore Grunt – companion race to the longer Kepler Challenge – despite the recurrence of a painful nerve tumour in...
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