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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

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First Look at Australian Spartan TV Show

Take a first look at the upcoming Australian Spartan TV show! A short, teaser trailer was recently released online. The upcoming Spartan TV show, inspired by the global fitness phenomenon Spartan Race and based on the US TV show Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge will see contestants

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‘Race Update’ News Added to ORNZ

A new category of news has been added to the Obstacle Racers NZ website. Titled ‘Race Updates’, this category will allow you to follow updates regarding races listed on the ORNZ race calendar. We hope this new feature to the ORNZ website allows you to

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2100 Children from 36 Schools Attend Tough Kid at Cooks Gardens

Whanganui Chronicle reports: Sport Whanganui’s obstacle course event, the seventh annual Mitre 10 Mega Tough Kid, pulled in another record turnout with 2100 children from 36 schools attending, which necessitated inverting the course while also sending the runners in each grade off in groups at staggered

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Spartan TV Show Hosts Announced

The upcoming Spartan TV show, filming in Australia and featuring New Zealand and Australian athletes, has revealed its hosts –  journalist Edwina Bartholomew, AFL commentator Hamish McLachlan, and rugby legend Wendell Sailor. Bartholomew, 34, is one of Seven’s top talents, with executives said to have been looking

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Opinion: Australian Ninja Warrior Marks New Era of Reality TV

Duncan Greive, Editor and founder of New Zealand pop culture-obsessed website The Spinoff and columnist for the NZ Herald, weighed in on Australian Ninja Warrior hitting New Zealand television in a recent column. Australian Ninja Warrior Marks New Era of Reality TV Ninja Warrior allows everyday

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Tidy Kiwi Run Earlybird Discount Code

Obstacle Racers NZ supporter’s earlybird discount code! We’re proud to present the first Obstacle Racers NZ organised event – the Tidy Kiwi Run! The Tidy Kiwi Run is a virtual run supporting Keep New Zealand Beautiful – a charitable trust dedicated to keeping New Zealand communities clean,

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ORNZ Launches Tidy Kiwi Run – a NZ virtual run

We’re proud to present the first Obstacle Racers NZ organised event – the Tidy Kiwi Run! We’ve partnered with the charity Keep New Zealand Beautiful – a charitable trust dedicated to keeping New Zealand communities clean, safe and beautiful. We wanted something uniquely New Zealand that