Abel Tasman Coastal Classic 2018
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Saturday 7th June 2014

Full or Half Marathon, plus 10km or 3km fun run options

The Samoa International Marathon route has a few rolling hills but mostly flat...there's everything to love about this beautiful course. Natural spring waterfalls, swaying palm trees, a south pacific sea-breeze along the course to cool you and happy smiling locals to encourage and inspire you...Idyllic running locations don’t get any better than this. At 5:30am, the 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 half marathon get underway, taking you on a tour of Samoa's beautiful landscape, starting from Apia- Matautu, running east along the coastline towards the village of Saoluafata at the turnaround. Although...

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Paula Canning has confined her running races to the road up until now but her days as a ‘bitumen burner’ may be waning. Her first encounter as an off-roader was in Saturday’s Subway Dun Run which she completed with aplomb, winning the women’s section and at the same time setting a new 40-49 age group record.

Canning wasn’t the only record breaker with Marlborough’s Robbie Barnes, 1.51.03 setting a new mark for the 50-59 men to chase while Yvonne West brought the time down to 2.31.52 in the Women’s 60+.

That didn’t end the day’s record breaking activities as Fred Greig convinced Nelson Events that those having blown out 70 candles should now also be recognised so he is now...

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So far the leading contender for MOST IMPROVED is Dave Candy of Christchurch shaving a whopping 13:18 minutes off his time.
Anyone else in the running? Or can we award Dave as the winner?

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All the best to all Dun Runners! Enjoy!!
We sent the final pre event emailer out to inboxes yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. In it included a link to the Registration Certificate and check in times. Remember, wave groups are now available to view over on the event page http://nelsonevents.co.nz/content/subway-dun-run

If you haven't already, let us know your 2011 time, and we will put you in the competition for Most Improved. You need to email it through to us today though ... admin@nelsonevents.co.nz

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is Cara McGregor of Nelson

Congrats Cara!
Cara has won:
- a pair of ASICS Running/Walking Shoes
- an ASICS T-Shirt
- official Run Mahana Event Cap
- THREE month membership at Migym
- Three pack of Woollaston Wine
- Nelson Events Drink Bottle
- Picnic Rug for post event relaxation in the vines

Pictured here with Brett from Shoe Clinic Nelson and Trev from migym.

If you have already entered, then you are automatically in our early bird prize draws. We'll do another one soon!!
Remember, the earlier you enter, the more chances you will get in our Early Bird Prize Draws leading up to December!

Upcoming events

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Saturday 21st July 2018 ... Sold Out, the wait list is operational
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1st September 2018
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October 13th 2018 Sold out Waitlist is operational
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New date for the "No Watch" Half
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Sunday 17th December 2017 CHARITY EVENT
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Maitai Valley, Nelson

Recent results

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Saturday 13th April 2019 (TBC)
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Sunday March 25th NEW COURSE for 2018
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Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019
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Maitai Valley, Nelson
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New date for the "No Watch" Half

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