SOUTHTOP STRIDER TRAILS

New Zealand offers trail runners some breathtaking choices.

Nelson Events has made the most of their top of the South Island wonderland they live in, designing trail runs which combine mystery, history and scenery.

All have a common theme: an intense feeling of camaraderie from start to finish….so join them in 2018             

Oct 13 Abel Tasman Coastal Classic 33km
Apr 13 2019 Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake 24km
July 13th 2019 Captain Cook's Landing 26km
TBA Sanctuary Run TBA
Sep TBA Dun Run 26km OR 39km

 
NELSON TRIATHLONS

March 24 McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women's Triathlon

 

half marathon & 10km

December 2
2018
NBS Nelson Striders Half & 10km
March 9th Kaiteriteri Gold

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

TRAIL

Abel Tasman Coastal Classic

October 13th 2018 Sold out Waitlist is operational
If there's one event to put on the list for the run of a lifetime, it's the Abel Tasman Coastal Classic. Come stride into paradise. 33km* Trail Run from Awaroa to Marahau along the renowned Abel Tasman National Park.
ROAD

NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon & 10km

2nd December 2018 for the "No Watch" Half and 10km Entries open 13th August
NO WATCHES, HANDICAP START,GUESS YOUR TIME
ROAD

Striders Summer Road Series

Maitai Valley, Nelson
4 runs (or walk) along the Maitai Valley Road Ideal build up for both the Buller and Kaiteriteri Gold Half Marathons & 10km
TRAIL ROAD

Kaiteriteri Gold Half Marathon and 10km

Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019
A challenging Half Marathon course - it has a couple of good climbs in there, but these can be forgiven when you consider you are running or walking in pure paradise. A 10km with magic views over Marahau and beyond. The all new Forest Adventure for 2019
TRI

McFadden McMeeken Phillips Nelson Women's Triathlon

Sunday March 24th 2019
Back in 2019 with a flash from the past, stay tuned
TRAIL

Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake

Saturday 13th April 2019 (TBC)
Loop the Lake at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes