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the Nelson region’s sport event organisers.

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Congrats to all!

Provisional Results are now uploaded by Overall Order. We will upload by Age Group Order later in the week.

Images can be viewed and purchased from Shuttersport

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We look forward to seeing you at the Marahau Outdoor Education Centre (in the marquee) on Saturday morning from 6.45am. Registration closes at 7.30am.

Just a couple of reminders for this Saturday.

You will collect your race pack from Race Headquarters – the Marahau Outdoor Education Centre (MOEC) on event morning between 6.45am and 7.30am. The MOEC is situated on the beachfront at Marahau, next to the Motor Camp/Shop.

You must present the completed and signed Registration Certificate (the pdf link was emailed to your inbox in Pre-Event Emailer #4 and Pre Event Emailer #5) plus your photo identification (ie drivers licence) to uplift your race...

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Owen Rowse, Chris Gates and Colin Rolfe are all pack on the 2014 startline, for the 21st time. Barry Rowe will join them for his 16th event. Anyone else marking a milestone this year?

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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

General events talk

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!!!

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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