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A Look Back at the Best Articles on Obstacle Racers NZ

Obstacle Racers NZ has surpassed 100 posts published to the Obstacle Racers NZ website. That’s 100 (and counting!) news stories, articles, race reviews and more on obstacle course racing and mud running in New Zealand! We’ve posted breaking news, original reporting, and curated content from

Mud Runs vs Obstacle Course Races: What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between a Mud Run and an Obstacle Course Race? As a genre of running-based events, obstacle course racing is wild. There’s a massive amount of variety from one event to the next… Distances of races differ, and terrain and obstacles used in races vary

David Trotter

Paralysis No Obstacle in an Obstacle Race

This article was originally published on the Obstacle Method in April 2016. Being bound in a wheel chair did not stop David Trotter from conquering the Wairua Warrior race in Nelson on April 9th. Last year he sat on the side lines, this year he

Tough Mudder Sex Appeal

Enter Tough Mudder with Obstacle Racers NZ!

Run Tough Mudder with Obstacle Racers NZ, join the ORNZ community! Tough Mudder is coming to New Zealand, November 4-5th at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Auckland, and Obstacle Racers NZ is entering an open team. What Can I Expect Joining the Obstacle Racers NZ team,

Team David

Inside the Home of the Wairua Warriors

This article has been adapted from the original published in Kiwi Trail Runner magazine Oct/Nov 2015 under the title ‘Scaling The Wall’. Wairua Warriors Something special is happening in Nelson. Walking into the Wairua Body Coaching System studio is like walking into a fitness lover’s playground.

Wairua Warrior

Introduction to Obstacle Racing in New Zealand

This article has been adapted from the original published in Kiwi Trail Runner magazine Oct/Nov 2015 under the title ‘Scaling The Wall’. Imagine this You are running up a backcountry hill in the middle of nowhere. You hurtle around a corner and come face-to-face with a