Have you ever wanted or dreamed you could win a running race…?
Thought you would never catch the hare and always be like a Konini Street Turtle…?
Well on Sunday you have your chance…the only condition being you will have to run or walk 21.1kms along the picturesque Maitai Valley Road in the 23rd NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon.
Twist though is the only timepiece ticking will be your heart as this unique event allows no watches as they are simply left at the Branford Park start line.
It all started back in August 1994 when Maitai Valley Dam caretaker, Trevor Ruffell, made international press when he came upon a group of Nelson Striders out for their Sunday jog...