Abel Tasman Coastal Classic 2018
Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake

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When it came to trailrunning there weren’t many who could foot it with Colin Rolfe, especially in the late 90’s when the sport was still in it’s infancy. Rolfe was a pioneer, winning New Zealand’s premier races, the Kepler Challenge and Abel Tasman Coastal Classic.Sadly on October 24th he passed away suddenly of natural causes.

On the local scene he was a loyal supporter of Nelson Events and Nelson Striders, especially the Abel Tasman Coastal Classic having finished every year since the event’s 1994 inception.Along with Chris Gates and Owen Rowse he notched up number 24 just two weeks ago.

He was certainly a very humble guy, but highly competitive whenever he stood on the...

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Past Winners
Year Male Winner Time Female Winner Time
2016 Chris Dunnell 2.34.13 Mel Aitken 2.57.02 Awaroa to Marahau
2015 Chris Dunnell 2.33.24 Lizzie Wesley-Smith 2.57.01 Awaroa to Marahau
2014 David Fitch 2.37.38 Lizzie Wesley-Smith 2.54.50 Awaroa to Marahau
2013 Dave Parson 3.04.01 Kellie Hurring 3.57.29 Totaranui to Marahau
2012 Graeme Taylor 2.27.05 Michelle McAdam 2.58.02 Awaroa to Marahau
2011 Phil Costley 2.22.50 Jackie Mexted 3.03.44 Awaroa to Marahau
2010 Simon Mardon 2.36.20 Jackie Holley 3.14.33 Awaroa to Marahau
2009 Simon Mardon 2.35....

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See you at the Marahau Outdoor Education Centre 7am on Saturday morning!!

Weather is looking ace!!

Remember to bring your completed Registration Certificate (this was emailed out to you in Pre-Event Emailer #7, #8 and #9 - a downloadable PDF link was in the email) to exchange for your race pack.

You also need photo ID.

Full info in those pre-event emailers.

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... as always, if you haven't received, just flick an email to admin@nelsonevents.co.nz

Are your nerves making your tummy bounce like you're traversing the swing bridge already?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCaT-_XiqlA

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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2nd December 2018 for the "No Watch" Half and 10km
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Maitai Valley, Nelson
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Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019

Recent results

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Saturday 13th April 2019 (TBC)
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Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019
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Maitai Valley, Nelson
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2nd December 2018 for the "No Watch" Half and 10km

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