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Cycle check in for Challenge Roth

Saturday 16 July 2016 between 1130 and 1600 hours compulsory bike and helmet check at Transition 1 bike rack and helmet must remain with bike (people carrying bags out of Transition 1 had them checked to ensure there was no…

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Swim practice in the Main-Donau-Canal

Friday 15 July 2016 There were two opportunities for athletes to have a practice swim in the canal.  These were between 0630 and 0900 hours on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 July 2016. Note : The Main-Donau-Canal is a state…

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Registration Day for Challenge Roth

Thursday 14 July 2016 Athletes were able to register on both the Thursday and Friday prior to the event on Sunday.  I chose to do it on the Thursday to leave time to sort anything that unexpectedly cropped up.  Wise…

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Why Challenge Roth?

On 20 February 2016 I was stoked to improve on my previous Challenge Wanaka result.  That’s all that mattered to me.  In doing so, I (unexpectedly) won my 60 – 69 age group.  All age group winners are offered a free slot in…

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IronMaori: Where it’s good to be a loser

IronMaori triathlon competitor sheds 60kg  Nicola Grace didn’t own a bike or even a pair of bike shorts when she first entered IronMaori. Three years later and 60kg lighter the Wellington woman wants to conquer the half Ironman in under…

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Tamati whānau going the distance for IronMāori

Five years on since IronMāori began, it has now grown to seven events on the national calendar including across the ditch.  It’s been life changing for many, who put in hours of training. But for Trina Tamati training means travelling…

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Big turnout for IronMāori three-leg race

The challenge was laid for the thousands of competitors of the IronMāori contest. While cloudy overhead, nothing was going to overshadow a day that many had trained so hard for. Competitors began with a 2km swim, which they took at…

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IronMāori quarter-marathon a success

The IronMāori competition has been running for over 10 years now and it’s getting bigger and better. Organisers say that today is a warm up quarter-marathon for the half-IronMāori set for next month here in Napier. Tame Iti is registered in…

IronMāori helping whānau to succeed

Before and after: Ashley Te Whare was overweight and unfit. Now in the best shape of his life, he competes in several triathlon events around New Zealand. Ashley Te Whare (Tainui, Ngāti Kahungungu) is in the best shape of his…

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