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17 April 2013

Episode 14 - Routeburn Track, New Zealand

Once a year in April or May, the world-famous three-day hike on the South Island turns into a race, with competitors running the 32km mountainous track in a single day. Scott Kennedy takes it one step further, running there and back.

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