Striders HALF and 10km
Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake 2019

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Saturday , September 1st, and Nelson Events Dun Run is fast approaching a sell out 300 strong field.

Only 30 places remain, 15 in the Original 26km and 15 in the new 39km Long Course Option.

The Long Course starts right in the City and heads inland along the Maitai River trails for the initial 13km, climbing up the aptly named Big Hill Track before joining up with the “Original’s” just above the Dam. From there it’s upwards and onto the 1860’s mineral belt and down NZ’s first railway albeit horse drawn’

75 years young is the oldest competitor while the field is quite evenly spread between the sexes, 138 male & 122 female, a far cry from 20 years ago whereupon...

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The Abel Tasman Coastal Classic celebrates its 25th anniversary in October and with it another sell out field of trailrunners for the iconic footrace from Awaroa to Marahau along the famed coastal track.

What began in 1994, in the infancy of off road events, quickly established itself as a “mustdo” on New Zealand’s running scene . This year’s event has an even split of men and women competing and has attracted over 40 entrants from overseas with 90% of the field travelling from outside the Nelson region. Also amongst them will be the two survivors, Chris Gates and Owen Rowse, keen to continue their legacy having completed every event.

This year’s base switches to...

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For those interested in the long course for the Dun Run this year here is a small update.
We are waiting patiently for a decision and will inform you all when we know.

In the meantime check out the Competitor List to this years event with over 200 keen competitors, we are tracking towards a full house!
http://www.nelsonevents.co.nz/content/dun-run

To celebrate having the most ever competitors for the Dun Run Kiwi Multisport are going to draw from the first 211 a winner of a "Zygos 2.0 Ultraspire Racing pack" valued at $299.95

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A quick update for all those waiting patiently for the Dun Run Long Course announcement.
We have an alternative course that is now awaiting approval. Once approved it will be released to all.

We plan to apply an Early Bird Deal for those entering the Long Course so don't worry you won't miss out on discount.

Keep up the training.

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We have had an awesome response to the opening of the Dun Run, with the biggest first day of entries in the Dun's history over 50 entries in 24hours!

This achievable yet challenging run is Rugged but Runnable, for your efforts you will be rewarded with epic vistas of Nelson back country and the Tasman Bay. The pictures below don't do the view justice.

AND...

Gareth from Kiwi Multisport in Nelson has some exciting news for those entering Dun Run, keep tuned in as there is more to come soon.

Visit the Dun Run page for more details

Upcoming events

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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
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2019 date is Saturday the 13th July

Recent results

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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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