Striders HALF and 10km
Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake 2019

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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,...

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With a field approaching sell out of 300, the Nelson Events team are thrilled that so many are taking on this magic challenge in the back woods of Nelson.

Check out the Competitor List for both the ORIGINAL and the all new LONG course fields http://www.nelsonevents.co.nz/content/dun-run

The trail is undergoing some maintenance starting this weekend which will limit the locals from adventuring out for a peek at the course, but will ensure it is in tip top condition for all on the 1st September.

Happy striding all.

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Now uploaded over on the event page: http://www.nelsonevents.co.nz/content/captain-cooks-landing

Apologies to Rochelle Kingi who missed recognition tonight - an inputting error at our end added an extra hour to her time. All fixed now. And 2nd place 40-49 goes to Rochelle. Congrats!

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31st August 2019
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28th September 2019 is the tentative date for 2019

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28th September 2019 is the tentative date for 2019
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31st August 2019
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2019 date is Saturday the 13th July
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Saturday 13th April 2019

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