Browse By

Category Archives: National News

Junior Tough Guy and Gal 02

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

Tough Guy and Gal Palmy 03

Obstacle Racers Take Over Linton Army Camp

The Tough Guy and Gal Challenge is run nationally but Manawatu’s event has a special twist as civilians have the chance to take over the army camp. Mud and shoulder-high freezing water is no match for 77-year-old Colleen Sloane who aced the Tough Guy and

OCRWC background

Your Guide to the 2017 OCR World Championships

New Zealand at the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships 2017 The Obstacle Course Racing World Championships 2017 take place October 13-15 in Ontario, Canada. Weaving your way to the start brings a new torrent of nerves. You stop to hug a loved one and can’t be

The Mudder

Adventure Seekers Get Down and Dirty at The Mudder

The Mudder, an obstacle course on water-sodden farmland, took place near Marton on Saturday with hundreds turning out. The course, set up on organiser Andrew Stewart’s sheep and beef farm, 12 kilometres north of the Rangitīkei town, had 3km, 5km and 8km course options. This

Mud Monster Mud Rush

Mud Monster Mud Rush Success Despite Cold Snap

A record 2033 participants crawled, climbed and clambered their way through the mud at Harbour Sport’s 5th annual Mud Monster Mud Rush last weekend on Massey University’s Auckland campus. The course had 20 obstacles including tunnels, crawls, a climbing wall, tyre mountains and a creek

Richie McCaw Godzone

Christchurch Pupils Run Tough Mudder Alongside Richie McCaw

Six Christchurch secondary school pupils have the opportunity to compete in the Tough Mudder event alongside McCaw in Auckland in November, thanks to iSport Foundation and Coast to Coast Rangers. Stuff reports: Linwood College pupils Mapu Uasi, Moahengi Ngauamo, Juilan Elia-Lui, Tupito Saofai and Kyle Matthew Amer, and Middleton Grange’s Luke Russell will all do the 20km Tough Mudder

Tough Guy and Gal Championship 2017

Tough Guy and Gal Championship 2017 Results

The 2017 Moa New Zealand Tough Guy and Gal Championship took place 26th August at the last Tough Guy and Gal Challenge in Rotorua. Who emerged as the toughest of the tough in New Zealand mud running? Here are the podium results! To qualify, the

Mudtopia 05

Mudtopia Mud Run Bought to You by Team Behind Tough Guy and Gal

Event Promotions, organisers of the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge series, have confirmed they will be organising the Mud Run at Mudtopia. Mudtopia is New Zealand’s first mud festival, to be held 1-3 December. Inspired by one of the world’s most unusual and immersive festivals