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The Maitai Valley Road is Sunday’s scene for the annual NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon and 10km with 115 runners and walkers entered.
The unique event has all estimating their finish times, and then without watches on the out and back course, the closest are rewarded on their finish time difference.
At stake in the Half is the infamous Boars Jaws – a.k.a Trevor Ruffell Tusk Trophy in remembrance of the 1994 ‘Maitai Incident’ when a band of Striders were set upon by an agitated wild boar.
Late entries will be taken at the Branford Park start/finish line. Start times and all pertinent details are on nelsonevents.co.nz

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Cement your 2018 running goals in your diary - just don't forget to actually enter the event! Down to the last 75 spots now

Entry link here: https://regonline.activeglobal.com/loopthelake2018

More info here: http://www.nelsonevents.co.nz/content/alpine-lodge-loop-the-lake

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The date for Captain Cook's Landing in 2018 will be Saturday the 21st July 2018
We will be celebrating with a limited field of Trail Runners the 20th anniversary of this iconic South Island trail run, so mark in you calendars the entry open date - 1st February 2018.

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Hey team , we just dropped a competition on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NelsonEventsNZ/

All you have to do is comment with the event you have entered - Loop the Lake / Kaiteriteri Gold or Nelson Striders and then Like Awaroa Lodge page and you are in the draw.

The randomly drawn winner will receive- Day trip Voucher: this will include return transfers for 2 from Kaiteriteri to Awaroa, 2 courses and a drink of your choice for 2 in the Awaroa Lodge restaurant.

Winner will be announced on the 31st of December.

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Nelson Events are excited to announce the Kaiteriteri Gold Travel Spot Prize from Andrea at Wildside Travel.

The Kaiteriteri Gold travel prize is famous and the live draw at prizegiving always draws a huge crowd. In 2018 Andrea and her contacts have not disappointed and have developed a super generous package.

On the 10th March 2018 one lucky competitor at Kaiteriteri Gold will walk away with an unbelievable 11 night Samoan experience!

11 Night Package Samoa Run Festival EXPERIENCE
27 June till 8th July 2018
Whats Included
• Entry to all Runs - (see program at www.wildsidetravel....

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Are you getting a GARMIN or FITBIT for Xmas, is a running watch on your wishlist?

Well, if Santa does grant your wish then you need to leave it at home on Sunday 14th January when you Run or Walk the NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon or 10km.

Watches, timepieces of any description, ipods, phones or anything that can tell the time other than the early morning sun are not allowed in this iconic Nelson event, now in its 24th Edition.

All you'll have to pass the time away are your fellow running and walking mates plus the idyllic Maitai River as it meanders down the valley.

Slow down your life after a hectic Christmas and 2017 with an event that pits you against...

Upcoming events

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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 Entries open 13th August
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Maitai Valley, Nelson
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Finish on the golden sands on 9th March 2019
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Saturday 13th April 2019 (TBC)

Recent results

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7th September 2019 (TBC)
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2019 date is Saturday the 13th July
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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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