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Joined: 16/12/2010
Final day today for the LUNCH ON US June Promo

Check out full details on http://www.nelsonevents.co.nz/content/dun-run and click on the ENTRY signpost

Today is the final day for Early Bird Registrations for the Dun Run on Saturday September 9th.

By entering before the end of June you’ll get “ Lunch on Us’ and join 125 who have already signed on for their trail run or walk into “the Backwoods of Nelson”.

It will be a record field as you climb the South Branch of the Maitai River, onto Coppermine Saddle, etched in 1850’s history.
Then it’s a brilliant descent, down NZ’s first railway, views into the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary and out to Tasman Bay.

To help your training set August 6th in your Running Calendar and join the NBS Nelson Striders on their Sunday Expedition to Third House & Return.
They are celebrating Spud Monday, albeit a day early than what happened between 1840 and the Second World War.

On the first Monday each August Nelsonians “closed down for the day”.
All Businesses, Shops and Schools took the day off….with hundreds trekking up to Third House and return as special commemoration of the First Settler’s plight in hard times when food was short….Times were so tough that they dug up their already sown seed potatoes , saved the eyes to replant but ate the rest…

Meet them at the OK Corral..Sunday AUGUST 6th for a group training run or walk (2 groups)
Walkers: 7.30am
Runners: 8.30am
And afterwards it’s off to The Waka to celebrate “The Spud” with a a bowl of them washed down with a modern day ale

And once home…..time to plant your 2018 crop and you may even get some for Xmas…frosts willing…!!
Enquiries; Phone Graeme for more info on 027.2478880 who’ll lead the Trail Walkers