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Spartan Race Championships

Spartan Announces Asia-Pacific Championships

Spartan Race has expanded its competitive obstacle race offerings by launching a Global Championship Series – a series of regional events spanning four continents and 12 countries. The Asia-Pacific region will see five events in the Asia-Pacific Championship Series spanning a Sprint in Hong Kong, Supers in Taiwan,

Wairua Warriors

Who are NZ’s first OCR Club the Wairua Warriors?

This article was originally published in 2015 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site. As the OCR community grows in New Zealand coming this April is the Wairua Warrior, an event organised by New Zealand’s first obstacle racing club – the Wairua Warriors. What is

Tough Mudder bib

What Can I Expect at a Tough Mudder?

With Tough Mudder returning to New Zealand for 2017, we thought it apt to re-publish advice a Tough Mudder veteran. This article was originally published in 2014 by Dan Bowie on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site. So someone showed you some of the Tough Mudder

Josh Bishop

Interviewing NZ’s Top Obstacle Racer, Josh Bishop

This article was originally published in October 2015 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site. Josh Bishop, it’s the perfect time to track him down and ask him some questions as soon, on October 17th and 18th, he’ll be competing in the 2015 Obstacle Course

Tough Guy and Gal

Tough Guy and Gal Organiser Murray Fleming: Interview

So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on New Zealand’s original mud run series, the Loaded Tough Guy & Gal Challenge? To find out more we asked some questions to Murray Fleming, General Manager of Event Promotions – the event management company

Rocktape product range

Rocktape Product Review

This article is adapted from an article originally published by Dan Bowie in 2014 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ website. Kinesio tape has been a tool in my training bag for a few years now. Those who train a lot and have a had a few

Tough Mudder NZ

Tough Mudder NZ partners with iSPORT FOUNDATION and SME360

In a press release published on Scoop, Tough Mudder announced Australian based business Sports Media and Entertainment 360 will manage Tough Mudder’s return to New Zealand. Will Dean, the founder and CEO of Tough Mudder, expressed his delight in expanding the footprint of Tough Mudder. “We are

Brakken Kraker

Spartan Pro Brakken Kraker to Compete in NZ

Brakken Kraker, Spartan Pro Athlete, will be Competing and Coaching in New Zealand Nelson-based race, the Wairua Warrior has attracted an international-level athlete to compete in its elite field, Cole Menzies of Obstacle Course Racing New Zealand announced. Race organisers have locked in Brakken Kraker