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GODZONE REPORT Pt.4

One of the tricky decisions about AR is how much sleep, when to sleep and the all important where. Transition Areas are some of the worst because they are busy places with teams coming & going all the time at all hours of the… Continue Reading “GODZONE REPORT Pt.4”

GODZONE REPORT Pt.3

I know this might all seem a little drawn out, however it helps me recall the race and all the highs and lows. The abseil/rappel me was quite the ride. Most of it was in free space and a long way down in the… Continue Reading “GODZONE REPORT Pt.3”

GODZONE REPORT PT.2

The day was quite warm and we had already felt that with all the sweating we were doing, thankfully being Fiordland water was easy to find in streams and rivers and all safe to drink. We dropped down into our 1st valley to cross… Continue Reading “GODZONE REPORT PT.2”

GodZone Report Pt.1

This was going to be the biggest/longest race I have ever done and dutifully prepared for what was promised to be 10days of adventure and perhaps hardship and misery at the same time. I have certainly experienced those things before in over 10years of… Continue Reading “GodZone Report Pt.1”

GULP

Just got the logistics planner for my next adventure tonight. The GodZone Adventure Race releases this a week before the race so you know what you are in for. This is their biggest race ever… and mine, come to think of it. 10 days… Continue Reading “GULP”

A flawed race

This might be a tough read. However having lived in the USA for over 13 years, and seen this occur many times while living there and even meet several survivors and even a surviving family member I believe I have a platform. However never… Continue Reading “A flawed race”

12 Days-Part2

After a day of getting our expedition group together and packing we spent Sunday morning packing all the food for 6 days and final arrangements. Which included how much the youth had stuck to the equip/gear list. This list was the minimum however several… Continue Reading “12 Days-Part2”

12 days- Part 1

Its great to have family around and our 1st Christmas in NZ since 2013 is celebrated this year with Robins parents and brother visiting. It is good to show them a kiwi Christmas that promises to be a warm day. However before that I… Continue Reading “12 days- Part 1”

A really long way on a dirt road

This past weekend I completed in the “Molesworth Run” and 38miles/62km run through Molesworth Station, NZ’s biggest sheep & beef station (or farm) at almost 450,000 acres. This race has been happening for 22years. Last year it was cancelled due to the nearby Kaikoura… Continue Reading “A really long way on a dirt road”

What did you Gain from that?

In the October school holidays we (SU) started a brand new camp in Marlborough called Gain Camp. Its been a long time since SU had a presence there… and now we are back & here are some of the highlights.