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Alpha Challenge Accredited as OCR World Championships Qualifier

Wanaka event the Alpha Challenge has been accredited as an official qualifying event for the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. 2021’s OCR World Championships will be held September 23-26 at Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont, USA. Since its inaugural event in 2014, the OCR World Championships has

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Wairua Warrior 2021 Results & World Championship Qualifiers

A massive congratulations to all those who participated in the Wairua Warrior, held at Cable Bay Adventure Park, Nelson. This year’s race saw a 6km only course, but loaded with 35 obstacles. Wairua Warrior 2021 Elite Results The top runners in the female and male

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15% Off Spartan Events

Spartan Race is innovating obstacle racing on a global scale. “With more than 130 races around the world annually. Spartan is a frame of mind. Gritty. Resilient. Passionate. Spartans aren’t soft. Spartans overcome obstacles. And yes, Spartans burpee. Spartan is a sport, community, a philosophy,

Spartan Announces New Zealand 2021

Spartan have announced their 2021 calendar for the Australian and New Zealand region. On the calendar is the reveal that Spartan will be returning to Auckland, NZ on the 30th July – 1st August 2021. After plans for New Zealand’s 2020 Spartan weekend were interrupted

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Take 20% Off Alpha Challenge

Alpha Challenge Discount Code! Join us in Wanaka to challenge yourself, meet new friends and have a blast! Grab your friends and family and join us for an obstacle course race and event. Be prepared for mud, climbing, carry’s, monkey bars and loads of fun.


Spartan Announces New Virtual Racing in-place of Spartan Auckland

After hearing that Spartan Auckland 2020 was postponed indefinitely due to covid-19, you may be left with a hole in your calendar. Fortunately, Spartan is now offering more options to fill your weekends! Spartan has announced an upgrade to their virtual races – virtual racing

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NZ Beats Australia: Kiwis Victorious at Australian Spartan TV Show

Defying the show’s title, New Zealander’s emerged the top dogs on the TV show named ‘Australian Spartan’. The ‘Kiwi Mad Dogs’ – Reid Carnegie, Ben Bolitho and Ethan Helliwell – were victorious in the grand final. The trio walked away with the show’s prize money of

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Spartan Auckland Postponed

Spartan Auckland 2020 has been postponed indefinitely. SPARTAN AUCKLAND RACE COVID-19 UPDATE Greetings New Zealand Spartans, It’s great news that the COVID-19 restrictions are lifting and that New Zealand is returning to normal. Congratulations, you are leading the world!! We have been holding off on