110 Ultra Trail Runners Evacuated from Race Course

February 22, 2023

A 7-day, 6-stage ultra-marathon on the South Island of New Zealand, was interrupted by severe weather earlier this week, which resulted in several athletes needing to be rescued, according to the New Zealand Herald. Rains quickly became intense, causing the Arrow River to rise in the wee hours of the morning, leaving runners stranded and unable to cross. Runner’s World