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Parkour NZ

Sport NZ Acknowledges Parkour NZ as National Organisation for Parkour

Sport NZ has formerly acknowledged New Zealand Parkour – Tauhōkai Aotearoa (Parkour NZ) as the national organisation leading and governing the sport/activity of Parkour in New Zealand. “We’re proud to announce that Sport NZ has acknowledged Parkour NZ as the national organisation leading and governing


Australian Ninja Warrior Hits NZ Screens November 14

The ‘Australian Ninja Warrior’ tv show will hit screens in New Zealand Tuesday November 14. Channel Three has secured the rights to the hit show, with screening starting November 14 from 7.30pm-9.30pm. The sports entertainment show is the Australian version of the hit US show ‘American Ninja

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Run Alongside Richie McCaw at Tough Mudder!

There are a strictly limited number of tickets available for the public to join Richie McCaw’s starting wave at Tough Mudder this November, with entry fees going towards supporting the work of the iSPORT Foundation. The iSPORT Foundation was set up to help kids in

CBD Stampede

Low Turnout at CBD Stampede Didn’t Hamper Enjoyment

Organisers of the CBD Stampede are baffled by this year’s low turnout. The 5-kilometre obstacle course race around central Christchurch, run by about 150 people on Sunday, was held three weeks later than usual, organiser John Moore said. “We were a bit surprised really. The

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Hundreds Get Dirty at Annual Muddy Good Run

A fun run event at the Rakaia Domain where people tackle a course full of obstacles like mud pits to clamber through, slippery slides, hay bales to climb over, and mud-covered bouncy castles, this year’s event attracted around 680 participants, organiser John Moore said. It


Looking for a Group to Run Tough Mudder with? Join us!

One Month Until Tough Mudder Arrives in New Zealand! Tough Mudder is coming to New Zealand, November 4-5th at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Auckland, and Obstacle Racers NZ is entering an open team. It’s only one month to go! If you’re looking for others to

Upcoming Spartan Show Confirmed for TVNZ 2 and OnDemand

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 join forces to race across a specially-designed course engineered to challenge their determination, endurance and will. Spartan is being


Spartan Race Casting Upcoming TV Show in New Zealand!

Spartan Race Producing Upcoming Australian/New Zealand TV Show A new TV show from Spartan Race is currently seeking New Zealand contestants. The new Spartan TV show is currently casting. Applications are open to Australian or New Zealand Residents or Citizens only. The show will be based on

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Children Love Challenge of Tough Guy and Gal

Huge grins beamed from muddy faces after about 1500 children tackled an off-road run with attitude – the Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Kids from 7 to 12 years old ran either a 1.5-kilometre or a 3km course on Friday at the Linton Military