Tough Guy and Gal Auckland Results

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The 2017 season of the Tough Guy and Gal series, New Zealand’s largest mud run series, is upon us!

The series, comprised of the main Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge events, spans six cities across New Zealand’s North Island. The series also encompasses the ITM Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge events – open to primary and intermediate aged kids – the Secondary Schools Tough Guy and Gal Challenge events – allowing students to take on other students from around the country in NZQA approved events – and the Moa New Zealand Tough Guy and Gal Championship.

Championship Qualifier Results

With an established history in the New Zealand mud running scene, the Tough Guy and Gal series is notable for having its own Championship, held at the final event in Rotorua each year. Podium winners from across the series compete to become the ultimate champion.

The top 3 men and women from each age division in the 12km distance at each primary Tough Guy and Gal race leading up to Rotorua qualify to compete in the Championships sponsored by Moa Beer.

Auckland Qualifiers – Day 1

TGG Auckland podium 2017

From left to right: Manuel Casado, 2nd (male 39 and under); Jason Palmer, 1st (male 40 and over); Andrew Robinson, 3rd (male 39 and under); Nicola Reynolds, 1st (female 40 and over)


39 and under
  1. Jan Steenkamp
  2. Manuel Casado
  3. Andrew Robinson
40 and over
  1. Jason Palmer
  2. Craig Fisher
  3. Jodi Chartrand


39 and under
  1. Tasmyn Benny
  2. India James
  3. Amber Shine
40 and over
  1. Nicola Reynolds
  2. Wendy Roberts
  3. Louise Arcus

Auckland Qualifiers – Day 2


39 and under
  1. Bobby Hunn
  2. Rata Chapman Olsen
  3. Liam Ireland
40 and over
  1. Duncan Bray
  2. Russ Kern
  3. Nick Bridge


39 and under
  1. Chloe Broun
  2. Hanna Brathwaite
  3. Sasha Tuxford
40 and over
  1. Laurette Anderson
  2. Carla Veldman
  3. Penny Leadbetter

Full Results

Full results, including all distances and divisions, can be found here.

Secure Your Spot in the Championships

The upcoming Tough Guy and Gal races with qualifier status are:

  • Hawke’s Bay – 30th July
  • Palmerston North – 5th August

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