The good news is, when you finally do run your next 100km (because, let’s face it, you will), you’ll know stuff. You’ll know how much it hurts. And that you’ll be in a world of pain for days afterwards. You’ll know that, yes, you will sob like a baby at the finish line, and maybe a few kilometres before that when you realise you’re not finished yet. You’ll know your family and friends will cheer you on every step of the way (so long as they can find the checkpoints). And most importantly, you’ll know you have what it takes to get the job done.
The Three Passes Route crosses the New Zealand’s Southern Alps in 50 rugged alpine kilometres. Starting from the Waimakariri River, near Christchurch, the route crosses Harman, Whitehorn, and Browning Passes and finishes on the West Coast near Hokitika.
For our fifth podcast GOOD PEOPLE RUN™ talk shop with the inspirational Gary Robbins about his history, passion for running, balancing family and training, ultra running, Barkley Marathons… and bears.
4K video testing the flight tracking of Mavic Pro and running in the Porthills Christchurch New Zealand. Frame rates and sharpness to be explored further.
We go way back. Northburn is such a treat. I am in love with this region, people and vibe of a truly wild NZ experience. This race holds a special place in my heart with it being one of my first events to shoot as a photographer back in 2012. I’ve watched it every year since as the pure GRIT unfolds. This year I ran the half marathon mountain run.
After a few years of marathoning experience, researching and experimenting with multiple training plans, and picking the brains of my running friends who way more hardcore than me, I figured that the formula to run faster marathons boiled down to three things.
Having to come to terms with putting a habitual part of my daily running life on the backburner has, understandably, proved a challenge.
Purpose: /ˈpərpəs/ “The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.” Find out what drives La Sportiva athlete Anton Krupicka in his continuous search for what it really means to live and explore in the mountains. A Storyteller Labs production.
The Nike Pro Hijab has been a year in the making, but its impetus can be traced much further back to Nike’s founding mission, to serve athletes, with the signature addendum: If you have a body, you’re an athlete.
For number three GOOD PEOPLE RUN™ talk shop with the legend Mike Wardian about his love for New Zealand, fitting in training, running history, future goals and more.
In 2006, a young Seattle ultrarunner, Brian Morrison, attempted his first Western States 100. After running for 18 hours on the second hottest day in the race’s history, he found himself in first place as he entered the historic finishing track. Unfortunately, after using all of his strength to get there, his body gave out within feet of the finish.
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An ode to running. ATARAXIA is a short film that was born after a discussion with a good friend, Rudi. Rudi is a runner, he loves the great outdoors and running long distances.
Claire is a 23 year old runner studying Nutrition in Christchurch. Series of running images in the stunning Christchurch Port Hills on a barmy warm and stunning Autumn evening. The burnt forest at times really set us up for a stunning background!
One of the most frequently asked questions from my clients is “how do I prevent running injuries?”. The answer is not always straightforward, especially for athletes who are very tolerant of pain or even for newer runners who are building strength and experiencing the usual aches, pains and soreness of that process.