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Vajin Armstrong

Vajin ArmstrongLover of all things Epic. Traveller, Runner, Seeker and Explorer. Representing MACPAC, Hoka OneOne, Oakley, Ultimate Direction and Compressport.
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 26-08-2019Le 26-08-2019 :
Epic times out at Transrockies Run. I did the 6 day team race with my great friend Majell Backhausen. It was a fantastic week of high altitude running amongst some...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 11-08-2019Le 11-08-2019 :
Lake Tahoe, looking magic as always. First stop on the summer road trip. Final destination Colorado.

HOKA ONE ONE - Macpac - Ultimate Direction New Zealand
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 08-07-2019Le 08-07-2019 :
It’s amazing who you’ll meet while driving around Africa. I have to say that I’m proud to share the Planet with these guys.

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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 02-07-2019Le 02-07-2019 :
I have recently returned from an amazing month in South Africa. I headed out for the Comrades Ultra marathon and stayed on to do some road tripping and exploring. I...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 23-05-2019Le 23-05-2019 :
I’m just back from a beautiful week up in the Blue Mountains helping to present Ultra-Trail Australia. It’s one of my favourite events of the year as it has such...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 27-02-2019Le 27-02-2019 :
What a fantastic weekend that was at Old Ghost Ultra. An amazing course, wonderful organisation and a beautiful community of runners and supporters makes this a real highlight of New...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 23-01-2019Le 23-01-2019 :
Check out this great chat I had with the guys from Dirt Church Radio. It’s a beautiful thing to be able to share your story with the world. Big thanks...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 06-12-2018Le 06-12-2018 :
Kepler Challenge was a magic weekend as always. It’s a great chance to catch up with friends, enjoy nature’s beauty and there is even time to sneak in a quick...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 07-09-2018Le 07-09-2018 :
It’s all go for my final race of the European Season, the mighty Jungfrau-Marathon. Starting in the beautiful town of Interlaken we head all the way up to Kleine Scheidegg....
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 22-08-2018Le 22-08-2018 :
Ultravasan takes place on the iconic route covering 90.5km between Sälen and Mora. It was held this year on August 18th and it kicked off at 5am, which meant a...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 17-08-2018Le 17-08-2018 :
I’m currently in Mora, Sweden getting ready for tomorrow’s Ultravasan. It’s 90km on the course of the iconic cross country ski race between Salen and Mora. The cross country ski...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 15-08-2018Le 15-08-2018 :
Iceland is always a magic place to visit and this trip was no exception. I’ve just spent a week traveling around this beautiful island as well as taking park in...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 30-07-2018Le 30-07-2018 :
I had a great day out at the Swissalpine marathon on Saturday placing 2nd in the 85km race. This was one of my main goal races for the summer so...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 23-07-2018Le 23-07-2018 :
I had a great time training up in Galtür in Tirol, Austria. It’s a wonderful part of the world with an abundance of great trails. I even had the chance...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 08-07-2018Le 08-07-2018 :
Great day out at the Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon on Saturday. I felt strong all day and was really happy with my time as well as my result, finishing in 3rd...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 05-07-2018Le 05-07-2018 :
Last workout up here at Crans-Montana before I head to Zermatt for the marathon. I’ve been very lucky to be able to do some workouts up here with the great...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 02-07-2018Le 02-07-2018 :
Spectacular day up on the Rochers de Naye, high up above Montreux. I was there for my first race of the European season Course Montreux les Rochers-De-Naye. 18.8km from the...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 02-07-2018Le 02-07-2018 :
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 20-04-2018Le 20-04-2018 :
How do you capture the depth and intensity of an experience like Marathon des Sables in just a few words? I’ve been spending the last week attempting to assimilate the...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 05-04-2018Le 05-04-2018 :
I arrived into Morocco on Tuesday and have spent the last few days getting settled in. Tomorrow the adventure begins, we meet in Ouarzazate at 8.30am for a six hour...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 04-04-2018Le 04-04-2018 :
Road to Marathon des Sables. First stop on my way out to Morocco was one of my favourite country’s in the world, Japan. I had five days in Kyoto, running,...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 29-03-2018Le 29-03-2018 :
Huge adventure on the horizon, Marathon des Sables in Southern Morocco, and it’s all kicking off soon. My training is done and I’m on my way over to Ouarzazate for...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 12-03-2018Le 12-03-2018 :
It was a great day out in Central Otago for the Motatapu Off-Road Event on Saturday. I was stoked to take the win in the Marathon for the third time...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 09-03-2018Le 09-03-2018 :
I’m down in Arrowtown getting ready for the Motatapu Off-Road Event. I’ll be racing the marathon which starts at a very leisurely 10.15am. It looks like it’s going to be...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 24-02-2018Le 24-02-2018 :
Fantastic day out at the Old Ghost Ultra. Beautiful weather, fantastic views and some of the best single track on the planet make this an event not to be missed....
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 14-02-2018Le 14-02-2018 :
It was a fantastic weekend up in Rotorua for the Tarawera Ultramarathon, despite the weathers best efforts. I had a great time out there in the 62km, enjoying the course,...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 09-02-2018Le 09-02-2018 :
My race kicks off at 8am tomorrow, follow along online to share in the fun.

Macpac - Hoka One One - GU Energy New Zealand - Ultimate Direction New Zealand
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 08-02-2018Le 08-02-2018 :
Good times already up at Tarawera Ultramarathon. Race directors BBQ was last night and today was an epic boat trip. Tomorrow the serious side of things begins with the Powhiri,...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 05-02-2018Le 05-02-2018 :
It’s been a beautiful summer so far and I have been fully focused since Kepler Challenge on getting back into top shape. Things are starting to fall into place now...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 09-11-2017Le 09-11-2017 :
There is always something magical about springtime in New Zealand. As the days get longer it's a great time to get out and put in some solid training for the...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 18-10-2017Le 18-10-2017 :
It was a great trip up to Abel Tasman National Park on the weekend. I was happy with my performance in the race which I managed to win in 2.26....
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 13-10-2017Le 13-10-2017 :
Beautiful morning in Marahau getting ready for today's Abel Tasman Costal Classic. 36km of some of the most stunning costal trails in the world. We are so lucky to be...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 10-09-2017Le 10-09-2017 :
Enough said....

As modern humans we love to try and measure and analyse everything that we do. But no time or placing can ever truly represent the blood, sweat, tears and...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 31-08-2017Le 31-08-2017 :
Tomorrow morning at 9am the journey begins. 101km from one side of Mt Blanc to the other, from Courmayeur in Italy to Chamonix in France. I'm really looking forward to...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 28-08-2017Le 28-08-2017 :
Compressport : Alright my friends, the time is nearly here. I'm on my way to Chamonix for the CCC coming up on Friday. If you are around for the race...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 16-08-2017Le 16-08-2017 :
It's about time for an update from here in the Alps. My last big adventure was the Swiss Iron Trail 133km race which was a couple of weeks ago now....
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 27-07-2017Le 27-07-2017 :
So I've just finished up a great training block in Livigno, Italy. This is my third year spending some time up here and it's a place I've come to know...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 25-07-2017Le 25-07-2017 :
I had a great time in Galtur, Austria the weekend before last at the Silvrettarun. Ended up in 5th place after an epic race which involved crossing a 3000m pass...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 14-07-2017Le 14-07-2017 :
Tomorrow is the first race of my European season, the Silvarettarun 3000 in Sudtirol, Austria. It's a mountain marathon with around 2000m of climbing and will be a good test...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 12-07-2017Le 12-07-2017 :
As one adventure ends another one begins. I have finished up my Mongolian training camp and am now in Italy enjoying summer time in the Alps. Mongolia is an amazing...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 30-06-2017Le 30-06-2017 :
Mongolia is a truly remarkable place. Three times the size of France but with only 3 million inhabitants it is full of vast wide open spaces. It is one of...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 27-06-2017Le 27-06-2017 :
I'm back from an amazing week of training up at the mighty Lake Khovsgol, on the Siberian border. I managed 23hrs of running with 7000m of vert over the 7...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 15-06-2017Le 15-06-2017 :
Sain baina uu from Mongolia. I've been here for a couple of days now and have already managed a couple of great missions in the hills. Bogd Khan is the...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 11-06-2017Le 11-06-2017 :
Another step taken towards my goals. Got out for a great 5 hour run with 2000m of vert up at Mt Oxford. It was a beautiful day and with some...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 09-06-2017Le 09-06-2017 :
Now is the time to lay the foundation for future success. I've been back into the grind of training for the last month and am loving every minute of it....
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 28-04-2017Le 28-04-2017 :
Ding Ding it's time for the Highland Fling. I am currently in Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow getting ready for tomorrow's Highland Fling Race. It's 53miles on the iconic...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 23-04-2017Le 23-04-2017 :
New Film on Ultra-running and the World's Longest Race : Check out this great film coming soon from my friend and acclaimed director Sanjay Rawal. The film looks at the...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 26-03-2017Le 26-03-2017 :
Big thanks to everyone for all the support and encouragement at today's Buffalo Stampede. I had to fight back from 8th place and 10mins off the lead, those guys really...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 25-03-2017Le 25-03-2017 :
Currently in Bright, Victoria getting ready for the Sky Marathon at Buffalo Stampede. Should be a beautiful day tomorrow so bring it on. I had a great day out today...
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Message de Vajin Armstrong du 11-03-2017Le 11-03-2017 :
6 Foot track is done and dusted for another year. It always draws a great field and this year was no exception. There was a great mixture of trail runners,...
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