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Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder Announces New Zealand 2017

Tough Mudder is coming November 2017 Mud run enthusiasts around New Zealand are excited as Tough Mudder confirms a New Zealand event has been scheduled for November 2017. The Tough Mudder New Zealand website went live earlier today. The location and dates of a Tough Mudder

Obstacle Racing Could Be One Step Closer to Olympics

Obstacle course racing could be one step closer to the Olympics. The UIPM, the international governing body for the sport of Modern Pentathlon, announced last week that it will adapt elements of obstacle course racing into its mixed relay event, which has the potential to appear in

Wairua Warrior

Get 10% off the Wairua Warrior

Receive 10% off your entry into The Wairua Warrior! The Wairua Warrior is an obstacle course race to challenge your strength, endurance and mental attitude. Some obstacles will require physical strength while others will require endurance and balance. Whether you are a first timer or a

Tough Guy and Gal

Save $15 off Tough Guy and Gal Entry

Save $15 off your Tough Guy and Gal entry New Zealand’s original mud run series, the Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge celebrates its 15th Anniversary this year. Registrations for the 2017 events open 1st February, and Event Promotions has announced that the first 500

Vault tutorial

The Safest and Fastest Way to Vault a Barrier

Maybe you’ve run a 5km or maybe even a marathon. But how will you fare when obstacles are added to the mix? Don’t worry, I can say that this technique is an effective, fast and safe way to get over an obstacle. In this tutorial I’ll

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