Lisa Tamati

Lisa Tamati is New Zealand's best known ultramarathon runner. Since the publication of her first book, Running Hot, she has gone on to run ultramarathons in the Gobi Desert, the Sahara Desert and the Himalayas.

Books by Lisa Tamati

Running to Extremes

Published: October 2013

Lisa Tamati takes on some of the world's most extreme ultra-races - an inspiring look at the reality of a long-distance runner.

Running Hot

Published: May 2011

The first Australasian woman to take on Badwater - the world's toughest race through Death Valley - Lisa Tamati's incredible journey of ultra-running endurance, heartbreak and resilience is an astounding read for athletes as well as the armchair-inclined.

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