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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

Tough Guy and Gal 2015 Champion Hayden Wilde: Interview

This article was originally published on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site in October 2015. Hayden Wilde is an endurance athlete. At only 18 years old, he’s the current U19 NZ/Australasian Multisport Champ, the U23 NZ Xterra Champ, and he recently won the 2015 Moa

Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder Announces New Zealand 2017

Tough Mudder is coming November 2017 Mud run enthusiasts around New Zealand are excited as Tough Mudder confirms a New Zealand event has been scheduled for November 2017. The Tough Mudder New Zealand website went live earlier today. The location and dates of a Tough Mudder

Obstacle Racing Could Be One Step Closer to Olympics

Obstacle course racing could be one step closer to the Olympics. The UIPM, the international governing body for the sport of Modern Pentathlon, announced last week that it will adapt elements of obstacle course racing into its mixed relay event, which has the potential to appear in

Wairua Warrior

Get 10% off the Wairua Warrior

Receive 10% off your entry into The Wairua Warrior! The Wairua Warrior is an obstacle course race to challenge your strength, endurance and mental attitude. Some obstacles will require physical strength while others will require endurance and balance. Whether you are a first timer or a

Tough Guy and Gal

Save $15 off Tough Guy and Gal Entry

Save $15 off your Tough Guy and Gal entry New Zealand’s original mud run series, the Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge celebrates its 15th Anniversary this year. Registrations for the 2017 events open 1st February, and Event Promotions has announced that the first 500

The Madness

The Madness: Race Review

Dugald Peters, Event Manager at Mule Event Management, talked about putting on public obstacle races as I met him in a parking lot just outside of the airport somewhere. I left with a business card with “Creating your next challenge” on the back. Mule Event