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New Event Added: Hawaiki Toa 2018

Hawaiki Toa Added to ORNZ Race Calendar Hawaiki Toa takes place 17th November in Auckland. Hawaiki TOA is an international endurance event that integrates traditional Māori training philosophies into a custom made pā (fortress) site designed to provide people with a unique Māori experience. Centred

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Spartan in New Zealand: Are the Rumours True!

The rumours are true… proclaims a video recently posted on social media, by Spartan Race Australia to the Spartans of Australia facebook group. You can watch the video embedded below, or on facebook. Part of the video’s description states, “The rumours are true – Paul’s

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Tough Guy and Gal Hamilton 2018 Results

The 2018 Tough Guy and Gal series, New Zealand’s largest mud run series, is underway! Obstacle Racers NZ brings you the qualifier results as well as a link to where you can find the full event results. Qualifier Results With an established history in the New


Thank You for Making Obstacle Racing in New Zealand Happen

Obstacle Racers New Zealand would like to issue a public thank you to those volunteering at obstacle events throughout New Zealand! There were about 61 obstacle events around New Zealand last year. These events are organised by a range of different groups: event management companies, regional sport

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The Tough Guy and Gal Cup Museum: A Look at Past Colours

Every year around New Zealand at Tough Guy and Gal Challenge events official event mugs are handed out to participants. Every year they’re a different colour. The Tough Guy and Gal series, comprised of the main Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge events, spans six

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New Event Added: Mud Sweat & Tears Dunedin 2018

Mud Sweat & Tears Christchurch Added to ORNZ Race Calendar The Harraways Mud Sweat & Tears Challenge – Dunedin takes place 23rd September in Dunedin. This unique event will challenge you in so many ways. Winter doesn’t have to be dull, dark and boring anymore.

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New Event Added: Mud and Guts 2018

Mud and Guts Added to ORNZ Race Calendar The Mountain Valley Adventure Lodge Mud and Guts takes place 3rd June in Napier. The Mountain Valley Adventure Lodge Mud and Guts is the ultimate obstacle course with over 50 grueling, unpredictable, purpose-built obstacles spanning 9 kilometers. View

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New Series Added: Beast 2018

BEAST Series Added to ORNZ Race Calendar Fullers Greatsights Bay of Islands BEAST series takes place 6-7th July at Haruru. The Fullers Greatsights Bay of Islands BEAST is a super tough 7km course course over rolling countryside; navigating swamps, river crossings, a little bit of mud,