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Jon Scott, Alps 2 Ocean ultramarathon
Ōamaru GP Jon Scott (left) attends to runner Australian Sam Yarnold who cut her leg on barbed wire. Another Australian runner (right) helps out.

Ōamaru GP Jon Scott finds the injury and illness tally climbs quickly for the 135 athletes competing in the seven-day Alps 2 Ocean ultramarathon

It was the inaugural Alps 2 Ocean Ultra multi-stage adventure race – a 316km run/walk, taking runners from the foot of Aoraki/Mt Cook to the coastal t, starting at Ohau, Starting at Ohau