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Matakana X Run monkey bars

Matakana X Run: Race Review

It was a cool winters morning as I pulled up to the Matakana Country Park 60 minutes north of Auckland’s CBD. There was a light sprinkling of rain as I made the short walk from the car park down to a pagoda manned by the

Rocktape product range

Rocktape Product Review

This article is adapted from an article originally published by Dan Bowie in 2014 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ website. Kinesio tape has been a tool in my training bag for a few years now. Those who train a lot and have a had a few

The Madness

The Madness: Race Review

Dugald Peters, Event Manager at Mule Event Management, talked about putting on public obstacle races as I met him in a parking lot just outside of the airport somewhere. I left with a business card with “Creating your next challenge” on the back. Mule Event

Pits & Bits

The Solution to Getting Clean After a Mud Run

After the Wellington Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge in 2015 Corinne, one of the founders of Obstacle Racers NZ, handed me a small bottle and a bag, instructing us to skip the lines for the showers today. The bottle was Pits & Bits: Towel