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Course Revealed!

3rd July 2014  
 
 

Well part of it anyway...

Kathmandu Adventure Series – Blue Mountains
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd August 2014

Those familiar with the Blue Mountains event will know that the course always takes them along the famous single track, starting from the end of the Oaks fire trail. Thanks to the efforts of Synergy Trails and National Parks this single track has been extended by another 2km. We have adjusted the course to take in this awesome new single track. This new route allows us to use some walking tracks that have not been used for many years…….Not sure what we are talking about, well you will just have to enter and see what the fuss is all about.

Top Tips Part 1 from Mel and Luke – Team Traces of Nuts

The idea is to have fun and get your team around the course as quickly as possible.
• Always stick together. The rule is 100m, but we are very rarely more than 10m apart.
• Talk with each other constantly. Be honest with how you are feeling, too fast/good pace etc.
• Share turns at the front. It is hard mentally being the person at the back trying to always catch up. This also gives a good idea for where your teams pace should be.
• Always go at your own pace, not the pace of other teams around you. We are very rarely leading in the first half of these events.
With just over 4 weeks to go, it is not too late to enter and be part of all the action!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday 3rd September 2022
Coastal Classic
Royal National Park, NSW

Saturday 17th September 2022
Max Adventure Race Series
Glenbrook, Blue Mountains, NSW

Saturday 15th October 2022
Convict 100
St Albans, NSW

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New Run Leg Announced

Go Natural Multisport – Akuna Bay to Bobbin Head
Saturday, 16th August 2014

We are excited to announce some changes to the finish area and run leg to celebrate the 10th edition of the Go Natural Multisport. For past participants familiar with the course, the new run leg will present a new challenge with more technical trail running, less fire trail and an easier return to the finish line. If you haven’t participated in the Go Natural Multisport before, entries are still available with options to race solo, as a pair or in a relay team.

So What’s New?

  • Firstly, Apple Tree Bay will no longer be the event finish area. The finish will now be hosted at Bobbin Head
  • Apple Tree Bay will remain the kayak to run transition, with kayaks left in the same position and the timing/transition area in the same location as previous years.
  • The distance of the run will change from 12.5km to 14.5km. For marketing purposes we’ll call it 14km.
  • For a map of the new run leg, see below:

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To download a high res copy of the map – click here

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Kathmandu Urban supporting Good Beginnings

Kathmandu Urban – Sydney CBD, NSW
Saturday, 22nd November 2014

Entries are coming in quickly for this year’s Kathmandu Urban.
The Kathmandu Urban is supporting Good Beginnings Australia, a national children’s charity for the 2014 race.

We are asking all Kathmandu Urban participants to think of the importance of ensuring all Australian children have the opportunity to grow up safe, happy and healthy, no matter what their circumstances, and no matter where they live.

Not all Australian children grow up safe, happy and healthy. Good Beginnings is a national children’s charity building better outcomes for children in vulnerable communities through effective early intervention and practical parenting programs, so that every Australian child has the opportunity for a good beginning in life. Learn more about Good Beginnings.

Set up your fundraising page for Good Beginnings to help children grow up safe, happy and healthy. Special incentive for fundraisers to be announced soon. Click here Create your fundraising page.

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Mud Run - Better be Quick!

Mud  Run – Western Sydney, NSW
Saturday, 6th December 2014

Mud Run entries are open and we have allocated limited spots at a super early bird special price. Be quick to take advantage of these tickets as they will sell fast. If you ran last year you know how good this event is, if you missed out last year don’t make the same mistake again!

Mud Run returns to Sydney on 6th December for yet another mud splattered event. Arrive clean and leave dirty after taking on 30 obstacles along the 7km course. There will be MUD, water, slides, tunnels, pits, jumps, ramps and the SNOW will be back! That’s right, the ONLY obstacle race to have a summer based snow obstacle!

The kids 1km Mud Dash will be sure to satisfy those youngsters keen to join in the fun, and yes there are limited super early bird tickets for Mud Dash too!

Round up your friends, family, gym group or workmates and take on the course together. Relax with that hard earned beer while proudly wearing your free finishers T-Shirt. Be sure to check out the additional merchandise on sale as well.

For more information and to enter…

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What a Wild, Windy Weekend!

Tough Bloke Challenge – Appin, NSW
Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th, June, 2014

And we are not even talking about the weather! In all seriousness we could possibly add an additional obstacle “The Wind” at some points over the weekend but hey, that’s what its all about with the Tough Bloke Challenge! Proving your Tough no matter what!

Australia’s original and longest running obstacle race returned to Appin for the 7th time to yet again spread mud, laughter, smiles, a little blood and this year wood shavings across the 8km course. It was suggested the “Close Shave” be renamed to the “Lamington” as it best described what people looked like as they climbed out! Just one of the 3 new obstacles to join the course this year along with the “Tough Tank” which was a nice cool wake up to the body early on followed by the “Marshmallow” to warm you back up by jumping over 3 rows of hot coals.

Last year we introduced the Tyre Tire and thought carrying 5 tyres was impressive. What can we say about you blokes, mention a little challenge and your competitive side comes out. Saturday had 3 Tough Blokes carry 6 tyres around the short loop, but Sunday brought not only a successful 7 tyre carry but also a new Tyre Toughie record of 8! Who would have thought!

We love seeing people come out in fancy dress and this year you did not to let us down. Along with an increased number of morph suits and tight & bright lycra we saw a number of super heroes, nerds, cammo, onesies and men in womens clothing! If you snapped a shot of yourself dressed up at the event send it to Fancy Dress for the chance to win our fancy dress prizes!

Want to win even more free stuff? Send us in your write up of the event and the story we like the most will win a pair of Newton BOCO AT’s from our sponsor Newton Running. Send your story to Newton Competition by Friday 11th July.
Don’t forget to # your photos and post on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #TBCNSW #toughblokechallenge #iwastoughenough #maxadventure

   
 
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