Striders 2018
The Dun Run
Abel Tasman Coastal Classic 2018

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Enter this unique event before the end of September and go in the draw to win a pair of ‘Whiskey Shots with a Satan’ GOODR specialised exercise sunglasses.

NBS Nelson Striders Half and 10km is on Sunday 2nd December 2018.

The no watch, guess your time, anyone can win event celebrates the 25th edition this year!

https://www.tridentresults.com/event/328

All entries received (including those already in) before noon on Sunday 30th September (NZ time) will be in the draw.

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Change to the course due to a slip on the Third House to Four Corners section of the Dun Mt Trail

We have been informed by Nelson City Council that with recent heavy rain, a slip on the Third House to Four Corners section of the Dun Mt trail is unpassable. As such we have arranged an alternative diversion.

From Coppermine Saddle you will continue around past Windy Point and back into the tree line towards Third House as per the normal course, however, at the Junction Saddle, (approx 3.5km from Windy Point) you will take the Black Diamond Track to the Right through to Fringed Hill (approx 2.5km).

At Fringed Hill you will be greeted by our crew who...

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There is nothing as liberating as “running naked”…… as in running or walking naked without your watch.
Getting disconnected is the theme of the longstanding NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon & 10km which celebrates it’s 25th anniversary on December 2nd switching from its normal January time slot.
Glancing down at your wrist every couple of minutes, checking your pace or pulse, email or Facebook alerts becomes forgotten and instead competitors just tune into their body….. .and better still immerse themselves fully along the peaceful setting of the Maitai River.
The out and back course along the Maitai Valley Road is ideal road run or walking terrain, no severe...

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This unique event is a handicapped start, no watch and guess your time to win. Moved to December to kick off summer with an achievable event that anyone could win, all you need to do is give it a go.

Check out http://www.nelsonevents.co.nz/content/nbs-nelson-striders-half-marathon-... for more details including the $10 off entry fee until the 23rd of August

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290 are on The Dun Run’s September 1st startline, leaving only 10 places left in the long standing trailrun into the “backwoods of Nelson”

This year Nelson Events have added a Long Option, approximately 38kms,which starts from the Trafalgar Street Bridge and winds its way up the Maitai Valley along the river trail
At Smiths Ford the route heads inland up Big Hill Track and onto Bob Taylor Road before joining the Original Course competitors as they make their way on their 25km journey from the Dam.

All climb 878m to Coppermine Saddle but the ascent is quickly forgotten with the downward leg that follows the Dun Mountain Bus track which was NZ’s first railway line,...

Upcoming events

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October 13th 2018 Sold out Waitlist is operational
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2nd December 2018 for the "No Watch" Half and 10km Entries open 13th August
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Maitai Valley, Nelson
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Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019
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Saturday 13th April 2019 (TBC)

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7th September 2019 (TBC)
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2019 date is Saturday the 13th July
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Saturday 13th April 2019 (TBC)
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Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019

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