Routeburn Classic

Impossible by name, and, unfortunately, impossible by nature. Good Times Events director Evan McWhirter says his call to cancel last weekend's Routeburn Classic for the second year running is "devastating, heart-wrenching, gutting". Saturday's mountain run was postponed last Friday, on the...

Routeburn on track

It'll be lights, cameras, action at this year's Routeburn Classic. The popular mountain race will mark its 16th year on Saturday with a 'Routeburn: Impossible' theme, in a nod to the blockbuster Mission: Impossible franchise. Organiser Evan McWhirter says they're hoping...
Like the field in last Saturday's Routeburn Classic, New Zealand is about to watch top runner Jack Beaumont disappear into the distance – for four years, at least. Queenstowner Beaumont – who smashed the Routeburn Classic's record at his first...
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...
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