Browse By

All posts by Obstacle Racers NZ

Obstacle Racing Confirmed at the Olympics

Obstacle Racing Announced for Olympic Inclusion It has been announced! Obstacle Course Racing is in the Olympics! It’s happening! After years of work from various sporting bodies, the International Olympic Committee Executive Board has accepted a proposal to include obstacle racing in the Olympics. Obstacle

wairua warrior banner 02

New Event Added: Wairua Warrior 2023

Wairua Warrior Added to ORNZ Race Calendar The Wairua Warrior takes place 3rd September in Nelson. Wairua Warrior is New Zealand’s premier Obstacle Course Race held in the picturesque Nelson-Tasman region. It’s known for its unique challenges and thrilling obstacles that test the endurance, strength,

Alpha Challenge logo

New Event Added: Alpha Challenge 2023

Alpha Challenge Added to ORNZ Race Calendar The Alpha Challenge takes place 25th November in Wanaka. Run, carry things, monkey bars, jump over walls, climb, crawl in mud and much more… Our job is to create an adventure and your job is to have fun.


New Event Added: Flemington Mud Run 2023

Flemington Mud Run Added to ORNZ Race Calendar The Flemington Mud Run takes place 19th November in Hawkes Bay. Bring the family or get a group together and run as a team. With great prizes for best costumes, food, fun and a few surprises, the

Bay of Islands Beast

New Event Added: Bay of Islands Beast 2023

Bay of Islands Beast Added to ORNZ Race Calendar The Bay of Islands Beast takes place 26th August in Northland. The course encompasses some steep hills, uneven terrain, mud and a whole lot of fun. The event attracts a diverse range of participants from all

New Event Added: Chase Day – May 2023

Chase Day Added to ORNZ Race Calendar Chase Day – May takes place 13th May in Wellington. Let’s play tag! Take the classic children’s game, and add in obstacles, rules, and referees. Rules allow for both individual and team play, for kids and for grown-ups.

New Event Added: Muddy Good Run – Christchurch 2023

Muddy Good Run – Christchurch Added to ORNZ Race Calendar Muddy Good Run – Christchurch takes place 26th March in Christchurch. All competitors will run, walk, crawl, climb, slide around the park and finish a different colour than you started. Throughout the event you will

Maunga Mayhem

New Event Added: Maunga Mayhem 2023

Maunga Mayhem Added to ORNZ Race Calendar Maunga Mayhem takes place 25th March in Whangarei. This course will have participants navigate their way through courses over rolling countryside with many man-made and natural obstacles along the way. Clambering up haybale hills, through culvert pipe tunnels,

Spartan Auckland Refunds available

Spartan Offers Refunds for Auckland

Spartan Australia and New Zealand is now offering refunds for its Auckland event only. Spartan has become notorious for not offering refunds to any of its affected ticket holders – not even after years of postponements (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 times), a withdrawn race,