Rainy Start No Obstacle to Almost 600 Wairua Warrior Race Participants

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Nelson Mail reports: A damp start to the day made racing conditions perfect for the Wairua Warrior obstacle course race near Nelson, which drew close to 600 participants.

Wairua Warriors Obstacle Racing Club president Greg Witika said the growth of the event held at Happy Valley Adventures on Cable Bay Rd – up from about 260 participants for the inaugural race in 2015 – was no surprise.

“It’s the fastest growing sport in the world,” Witika said. “We knew it was going to grow; we’re really only at stage one.”

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