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Race Directory and Categories added to ORNZ Website

A Race Directory has been added to the website. You can access the race directory through the top menu of the website. In the race directory you’ll find all events listed in one table for easy reference! Listed are all current obstacle events, obstacle course

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Spartan – It’s Coming and Are You Ready?

New Zealanders will get the chance to test their mettle on the world’s #1 obstacle course race when Spartan sets up in Auckland this August. “Spartan has reached over 30 countries and one million participants around the globe, and on behalf of the Spartan team

Wairua Warrior 2019 Results & World Championship Qualifiers

The results from “NZ’s premier obstacle race”, the Wairua Warrior, are in! A massive congratulations to all those who participated! The Wairua Warrior was held at Cable Bay Adventure Park, Nelson with beautiful undulating terrain and 30+ obstacles ranging from balance beams to monkey bars, sand bag

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Hawaiki Toa Brings Warrior Challenge and Healthy Lifestyle to Community

Hawaiki Toa saw participants put through different challenges in beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. There was swimming, wading through water, climbing, diving, jumping over walls, carrying bags of sands and crawling uphill. Event organiser Beez Ngarino Te Waati is hoping to change people’s mindsets to help turn around the negative

Want to Contribute to Obstacle Racers NZ?

Would you like to be a part of Obstacle Racers NZ by contributing? Watch the video embedded above, or on Facebook. OCR is an amazing physical activity, and we need your help to spread the word! Check out the contributor’s section, and get in touch.

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Save 10% Off Wairua Warrior Entry

Discount Code: 10% off the Wairua Warrior The Wairua Warrior is in its 5th year anniversary, and Obstacle Racers NZ has a 10% off discount code to offer! The Wairua Warrior is an obstacle course race to challenge your strength, endurance and mental attitude. ”Welcome

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Fun at the Gisborne Harrier Club’s Mud Run

Club president Hans van Kregten said they were thrilled with the event and how it had remained so popular. “It’s always such a cheerful event. “So many people get into the spirit of it all by dressing up and having fun. This event is about

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Spartan Auckland 2019 Confirmed

Spartan Race is coming to New Zealand! Spartan Australia dropped their full 2019 event calendar, with the inclusion of… Auckland, New Zealand! The Spartan brand has grown to become a global leader in obstacle course racing, and 2019 will signify the first time the race

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Spartan Announces New Zealand Race!

The rumours are true. Spartan is coming! Earlier this week, after news of a brand new Spartan race to be held in Melbourne spread across social media, Spartan posted a letter online. Signed by Chris Heverin, Managing Director of Spartan Australia, the letter announced the