Articles Categorized: Adventure racing

Big money for adventure

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AT least $50,000 will be on the line for teams at next year’s Godzone Adventure Race. The seventh instalment of the event will be held…

Adventure challenges, but loved

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MORE than 250 competitors took on the demanding terrain around Ohiwa Harbour for the Opotiki Adventure Race on Saturday. The event included trekking, mountain biking…

Big adventure set to get dirty

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WATER, spectacular views and mud make up the Opotiki Adventure Race this Sunday. The event will offer three, six and 12-hour options and is a…

Tough race has ups and downs

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NEIL Jones confirms when you go past 50 the hills are harder. The 55-year-old was part of team Purao Active, which finished 14th out of…

Hard road ahead for adventure racer

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ONE of New Zealand’s toughest races began on Saturday and two Eastern Bay adventure racers are in the thick of it. Competing at the sixth…

Pair conquer Coromandel

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TWO former Trident High School students won the Adventure Race Coromandel event on Saturday. Glen Tarboton and Sam Dobbin finished the demanding race in 14…

Triathletes hit the lake

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EASTERN Bay triathletes competed in a variety of races at the Blue Lake Multisport Festival last week. Five events were held over two days at…

Cold adds to already tough race

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SNOW featured in the brutal Red Bull Defiance adventure race in Wanaka at the weekend. Whakatane’s Daniel Jones, paired with Australian Alex Hunt, finished second…

Jones crowned king again

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Whakatane athlete Daniel Jones won the annual Mount Maunganui King of the Mountain Race on Boxing Day for what the Beacon understands is the fourth time.…