See you at The Waka at 1pm where all will be revealed .....
Welcome to Nelson Events,
the Nelson region’s sport event organisers.
News & Updates
90 line up in tomorrow’s NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon & 10km with the Boar’s Jaw at stake to whoever runs or walks closest to their time in the 21.1km event.
Start is from 8.00am with all being staggered according to their estimates as this unique event along the Maitai Valley Road allows no watches.
Late entries will be taken with competitors needing to arrive at least 30 minutes before their start time - click on the event page for more info
for the 2017 Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake Trail Run
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...
SPECIAL 30TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY DISCOUNT
$1 for every year that you have completed the Nelson Women's Triathlon
To claim your discount, complete the discount form and include with your entry form - see the event page for more info
Entry forms can be sent to Nelson Events, PO Box 129, Nelson, 7040
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
ONLINE ENTRY ALSO NOW OPEN - just email us the discount form and we will reply email with your special online discount code
Sunday’s athletic action is the annual Jingle Bells Jog and Santa Walk, hosted by Nelson Events. Starting at Trafalgar Park the Christmas spirit will follow the waterfront to finish at Tahunanui Beach, with participants allowed to walk, jog, skate or scoot.
The fun family event, which includes well behaved pooches, is a fundraiser for the Heart Foundation’s Nelson Marlborough Branch. Heart disease is New Zealand’s biggest killer, the funds will support the organisations efforts to reduce heart disease in our community and support those impacted by it.
Participants are encouraged to dress to the Christmas theme, wear something red, or, wear or carry some ringing bells....
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