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Introducing the MatakanaXrun

There’s something happening in Matakana, 60km north of Auckland. We’ve been hearing a bit of chatter recently saying “hey, you should pay attention to the MatakanaXrun”, so hey, we’ll shutup and pay attention to the MatakanaXrun. Below we bring you a brief of the race

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New Zealand vs Spartan: Recap

As New Zealand takes on Australian Spartan, Obstacle Racers NZ will keep you updated on the progress of each team. Below is your guide to the appearance of each Kiwi team on the Australian Spartan tv show and how far they made it through the

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Rumour Mill: 2019 Spartan Race in New Zealand

Is Spartan Race Holding an Event in New Zealand in 2019? Spartan Race has dropped another hint that a potential New Zealand Spartan Race is in development. In posts to the closed Spartan Race Street Team Australia facebook group and instagram, New Zealand was heavily

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‘Excited as’ for Australian Spartan

The sound of his own voice makes Jayden Davy cringe, so he can’t imagine what it will be like watching himself on TV. The 24-year-old, of Hamilton, is getting ready to relive his time on an Australian fitness competition similar to American Ninja Warrior when


Meet the Kiwi Teams Taking On Australian Spartan

Kiwi Teams Revealed for Australian Spartan Australian Spartan premieres Sunday 4 March, 7pm on TVNZ 2 and on TVNZ OnDemand. Australian Spartan is filmed and Produced in Brisbane by Eureka/Matchbox Pictures for Channel Seven in Australia in partnership with TVNZ for New Zealand. Inspired by

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Australian Spartan Premieres in NZ March 4th at 7pm

Australian Spartan Premieres March 4th ‘Australian Spartan’ premieres in New Zealand March 4th, 7pm on TVNZ 2. Brave competitors from across Australia and New Zealand are taking on the world’s most demanding physical challenge on Australian Spartan. Inspired by the global fitness phenomenon Spartan Race

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Tough Kid Canterbury Largest of its Kind in New Zealand

The Sport Canterbury Tough Kid is the largest event of its kind in New Zealand with about 2900 students from 28 different schools throughout Christchurch taking part, reports The Press. Malins said by taking the students out of their comfort zone and putting them through a

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Tough Mudder Retires Electroshock Therapy as Infamous Finisher Obstacle

Happy Ending Replaces Electroshock Therapy as Tough Mudder Finisher Obstacle Tough Mudder unveiled a new finisher obstacle – Happy Ending, presented by Merrell – for its 2018 event season. Happy Ending is the new Tough Mudder finisher obstacle requiring teamwork by participants of all levels.

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Flemington Mud Run lures 400 who are quickly browned off

Among the 400 entries who took part in the annual fundraiser for Flemington School on Sunday were a large number of colourfully dressed participants, including a “Where’s Wally?” team which took out the prize for the best fancy dress. Muddy fun might have been had