This weekend, we’ll be covering the 2017 Tarawera Ultramarathon from Rotorua on New Zealand’s North Island. Our coverage begins at 6 a.m. local time on Saturday, February 11 (which translates to Friday, February 10 at 10 a.m. Mountain Time in the U.S.). We’ll be livecasting the event on iRunFar’s Twitter feed. We’ll also be combining our Twitter feed with other possible news sources below. Here are a couple resources to help you follow the race:
- iRunFar’s 2017 Tarawera Ultramarathon preview;
- iRunFar’s pre-race video interviews with Magda Boulet, Jonas Buud, David Byrne, Fiona Hayvice, Camille Herron, and Jim Walmsley;
- The Tarawera website, with a downloadable race guide (pdf); course information including maps, profiles, written descriptions, Google Earth flyovers, downloadable GPS tracks, aid-station information, and lead-runner pace estimates; and the entrants list;
- Live race splits; and
- For an inside look at the race, here are Tarawera founder Paul Charteris’s thoughts on race directing. You can also read an in-depth profile on Paul’s personal journey.
iRunFar’s Live Coverage of the 2017 Tarawera Ultramarathon
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-Bryon Powell, Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar
Live Video Feed from the 2017 Tarawera Ultramarathon Finish
A live video feed of the Tarawera Ultramarathon finish will be available here midday local time on Saturday. We’ll let you know when it’s live!