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The Kepler Challenge (3rd of 3)

The Kepler Challenge

Runners take part in the 2004 Kepler Challenge. The annual race, which started in 1988, covers around 60 kilometres of the Kepler Track in Fiordland National Park. On an exposed alpine section runners may be challenged by lashing rain and strong wind gusts.

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Kepler Challenge
Photograph by Graham Dainty

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Lower South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015