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Whitestone Wipe Out

Mud a Magnet for Youngsters at Whitestone Wipeout

The Whitestone Wipeout at Oamaru Racecourse, described as loosely based on the Mud, Sweat and Tears event in Dunedin, was created by St Joseph’s School home and school committee chairwoman Rebecca Heffernan and committee member Rebecca Meek as a way to raise funds for the school.

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Crawled, Climbed and Slid Through Muddy Good Run

About 1800 people took part in the Muddy Good Run at the Canterbury Agricultural Park on Sunday. Organiser John Moore said more than 1000 children aged 4 to 13 competed in the fun run, setting an attendance record for the event. “They love it, it’s

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Wairua Warrior 2018 Race Results & World Championship Qualifiers

The results from the Wairua Warrior are in! A massive congratulations to all those who participated! Including those who ran elite and those who qualified for the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships in London, England. As an accredited qualifying event for the Obstacle Course Racing

MatakanaXrun First to Partner with Obstacle Racers NZ

Obstacle Racers NZ will be partnering with select events to bring you the best obstacle racing experiences in New Zealand! The first event to be added is the MatakanaXrun. MatakanaXrun The MatakanaXrun is a two person team event held over a permanent purpose-built OCR course

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Wairua Warrior no Obstacle for Determined

The 2018 Wairua Warrior, Stuff reports, saw 500 competitors push themselves over 6km or 12km , through the varied terrain of Happy Valley Adventures. Individuals and teams competed against all fitness levels, including a competitor from TVNZ’s Australian Spartan, people with prosthetic legs, stroke victims,

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Australian Spartan is the People’s Obstacle Course Show

The Spinoff argues that Australian Spartan is the superior obstacle course show. While we at Obstacle Racers NZ beg to differ (see here for our commentary and review of Australian Spartan), we’re currently cheering the New Zealand teams on (follow the recap of the New

Whitestone Wipe Out

Inaugural Whitestone Wipe Out

Competitors in the inaugural Whitestone Wipe Out will soon be slipping, sliding, jumping and clambering around the Oamaru Racecourse. The event will be held on Saturday, April 7 and will take place on a 5km trail around the course. Mud, water and obstacles will feature

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Remarkable Recovery Continues For Aidan Terpstra

Aidan Terpstra was punched and suffered severe brain injuries because of it. He is now recovering far beyond what doctors believed possible. Before the punch, he was athletic. A keen mountainbiker and sportsman, he won the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge in 2015. This determination