Missing runner found alive after two days

A runner who had been missing in the Tararua Range for two days has this morning been found alive.

Alastair Shelton, 33, had been missing since going for a run about 7am on Saturday morning and failing to meet his family for lunch.

Heavy rain and high winds had hampered rescuers; efforts to search the area yesterday.

A police spokesman confirmed that Mr Shelton had been found safe, with just a minor injury, this morning.


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