ultra runner

By PHILIP CHANDLER After Cromwell’s Northburn 100-miler (161km) race, which Adam Carlson had been yearning to run for the first time was cancelled last weekend due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Queenstowner stepped in with his own alternative. The engineer, who...

Mountains no match for runner

Queenstown ultra-runner James Harcombe's motto could be 'climb every mountain'. In what's thought to be a first, the 54-year-old last month conquered every peak on the ridgelines surrounding the Wakatipu Basin in one stretch. He accomplished his lofty goal in 35-and-a-half...
A Queenstown ultra-runner's tackling the "crazy" challenge of running/power-hiking 30,500 vertical metres – or 100,000 feet – over the month of November to raise money for mental health. James Harcombe, 54, is following in the well-trodden footsteps of Wanaka's Mal...
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