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Saturday’s 21st Abel Tasman Coastal Classic has certainly built a reputation as a must do trail run.

Over 350 competitors will foot it 36 kilometres from Awaroa Lodge back to Marahau in the event whi9ch has been sold out for months.

Nelson region has a ”mere “ 60 taking part, dwarfed by 140 from the North Island and 13 journeying from overseas. The rest, principally from the Canterbury region all get to taste the country’s top coastal running challenge which was recently included in UK Trail Running Magazine’s top 50 worldwide trail runs.

Chris Gates , Colin Rolfe & Owen Rowse already knew this back in 1994 when they took part in the inaugural event and like...

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Provisional Results uploading now ... http://nelsonevents.co.nz/content/sanctuary-run

Congratulations to all - awesome effort!

Records to go:
Men Under 40: Benjamin McDowall, NN, 2.13.50
Female 40-49: Karen Muller, CHCH, 2.45.05
Male 60+: Michael Morrissey, KAIKOURA, 2.54.14

Men Under 40: Josh Barry, NN, 1.18.14
Female Under 40 1: Shannon Martin, NN, 1.40.49
Female 40-49: Andrea Livinston, MOT, 1.50.29
Female 50-59 : Kay Goodall, MOT, 1.41.57

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This little guy said hello whilst we were out marking the track this afternoon - look out for him on your circuit too ;)

Remember, to look out for and follow the orange track markers.

8.30am Short Course Runners
9.00am Long Course Runners

Gear Checks will be conducted at the start area (Andrews Field)
Remember your compulsory gear:
Polypropylene or equivalent (eg woollen) top
Polypropylene or equivalent (eg woollen) hat
Polypropylene or equivalent (eg woollen) gloves
Windproof Jacket
Survival Blanket

See you soon!!!

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Weather forecast is looking good!

23 Aug
14°C High
2°C Overnight

We have just sent through Pre Event Emailer #4 to your email inboxes, let us know if you haven't received. This includes your Registration Certificate to download, print, fill in and bring with you to exchange for your race pack (remember if you don't have access to a printer then we have spares at Registration).

There is an early pick up option available on Friday night at migym, 70 Bridge St. 5.00pm-6.00pm.

See you soon!

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Thirkettle Nurseries have laid out the challenge for other workplaces - to take their fine teamwork skills outside of the workplace and into the heart of Mahana, at this year's The Hits Run Mahana running and walking festival based at Woollaston Estates on Sunday November 30.

Over 30 staff will hang up their gumboots and replace them for their trainers for the 10km event.

Whilst the motivation for some will be the bottle of Woollaston Estate wine when they cross the finish line, the team at Thirkettle Nurseries believe that this is a great team building exercise and a good opportunity to get to know your workmates in a completely different environment as well as a perfect...

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A special challenge for 2014 at The Hits Run Mahana. A battle of West vs East and you have to pick a side!

Yes, that's right, there is a battle line, those on the WEST side will battle those on the EAST. The average time of all competitors will be calculated and we will see who will have bragging rights. So pick a side and get training for YOUR TEAM.

There will also be bragging rights for the side with the MOST participants - who is more active - west or east? So far, TEAM WEST is leading the way ....

Upcoming events

Sunday November 30th 2014
Sunday 14th December 2014
Maitai Valley, Nelson
3 runs over 3 weeks

Recent results

Date for 2015 tbc
September 26th 2015
Date for 2015 tbc
July 2015 (date tbc)
Saturday 18th April 2015, St Arnaud, Nelson Lakes

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