Wales

By PHILIP CHANDLER A welshman's followed in the footsteps of Queenstowner James Harcombe to break his staggering record for running around Wales’ coastline. Welsh-born Harcombe took 20 days, 12 hours and 55 minutes to run the 1400-kilometre Wales Coast Path in...

Triple track b’day treat

If you thought knocking off Fiordland's three Great Walks within 24 hours was impossible, you've reckoned without slimly-built Queenstown runner, Hywel Dinnick. After a huge amount of logistical prep, Dinnick, whose first name's pronounced 'Howell', became the first known person to...

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 Welsh-born Queenstowner gives a new meaning to the term 'sporting all-rounder'. James Harcombe last month ran 1742 kilometres around Wales, smashing two records in the process. By taking 25 days, eight hours and 54 minutes, he took an amazing 14...
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