Download our conversation with the most excellent Mel Aitken. Mel is based down on the West Coast of the South Island where she is an Inspector in the NZ Police and holds the role of area commander. When Mel doesn’t have her hands full with being responsible for 23,000 square kilometres of rugged bush and coast, Mel crushes trails with a blithe aggression that belies her modest and personable nature.Read More
Download our rip roarer of a conversation with Altra New Zealand Honcho Grant Guise. Grant takes us through just what ski mountaineering is, and how this eventually led to him becoming hooked on alpine and ultramarathon running. We then veer all over the place discussing Hardrock , Punk Rock, our identity as runners, to his preparation for Le Integrale - a 144 km Mountain Ultra in L’Echappee Belle, France.Read More
Download our amazing conversation with Salomon athlete Fiona Hayvice. The Wellington, NZ-based Salomon athlete, talks about running success, the things you learn when things don't go quite so well, volunteering, and how her design business and running fit together. Matt and Eugene talk controversy, and share two runners' Greatest Runs Ever, and peanut butter and gherkin sandwiches.Read More
Download our first episode of Dirt Church Radio where we are privileged to sit down with Paul Charteris, the founder of Tarawera Ultramarathon.
As well as looking back (with his encyclopedic knowledge of trail running history) Paul looks forward, as he embarks upon a new chapter in his life as he and his partner expect the arrival of their first child.Read More
LISTEN: Welcome to Dirt Church Radio. In this trailer episode hosts Matt Rayment and Eugene Bingham talk about what the show will feature each week - interesting conversations with interesting runners.Learn all about the feature called Stuff You Should Know, and how you can contribute to the show with Greatest Run Ever.Read More