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Season 5 of Australian Ninja Warrior Screens in NZ

Season 5 of smash hit show Australian Ninja Warrior screens in New Zealand on Three and Three Now starting October 17th 2021. It can be watched on demand on Three Now. Australian Ninja Warrior brings you nail-biting action as contestants with monstrous physical strength and

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Spartan Auckland Postponed Fourth Time in Two Years

Spartan Returns, Two Years Later Spartan Auckland has been postponed a fourth time, now adding up to two full years of postponements. The event has been plagued with postponements. After a successful 2019 event in New Zealand, Spartan’s return was announced for July 2020. But unfortunately

Spartan Auckland Brings $10,000 Prize Pool

Race for Spartan Cash When Spartan returns to New Zealand after a covid hiatus, there will be a $10,030 cash prize pool on the line! Below is the break-down of the prize money across the Auckland races, with all amounts listed in NZD. Elite Sprint

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Spartan Auckland Suffers Third Postponement

Spartan Auckland has been postponed a third time. The event has been postponed from 1-3 October to 6-7 November 2021. Spartan Australia and New Zealand released the following message, Spartans,  We hope that all Spartans, your families & friends are staying positive and safe during


Ultimate Athlete 2021 Results

The Mt Maunganui Ultimate Athlete, the inaugural Ultimate Athlete event, took place in June 2021. Battling over the Mauao base track, obstacles, and the beach – results are below. Ultimate Athlete Mt Maunganui 2021 Elite Results The elite field was hotly contested as Ultimate Athlete

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Spartan Auckland Postponed, Again

Spartan Auckland has been postponed until October 2021 Previously scheduled for 30 July – 1 August 2021, Spartan Australia and NZ has announced a date change for Spartan Auckland citing the uncertainty around covid. AUCKLAND IS ON Covid has sure been throwing some curveballs our

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Ultimate Athlete is Coming, and it’s a Game-Changer

Ultimate Athlete Launches in NZ this June A new obstacle course race is launching in New Zealand. Ultimate Athlete is coming to Mount Maunganui on June 11-12th 2021. “Mount Maunganui’s Main Beach welcomes you to New Zealand’s very own obstacle race series. Be the first


Spartan Auckland Qualifier Guide

How to Qualify at Spartan Auckland Spartan returns to Auckland, NZ in 2021. Over three obstacle packed days Spartan will host a Trail run, a Sprint, a Super, a 4-hour Hurricane Heat, a Kid’s race and the inaugural New Zealand Spartan National Championship. For athletes

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Alpha Challenge Accredited as OCR World Championships Qualifier

Wanaka event the Alpha Challenge has been accredited as an official qualifying event for the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. 2021’s OCR World Championships will be held September 23-26 at Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont, USA. Since its inaugural event in 2014, the OCR World Championships has