Damn these sound fun!
Adventure racing is a unique racing concept that will push you beyond limits that you never thought possible. These multi-discipline endurance sport races will show you that all you need is a strong stubborn streak coupled with a high pain threshold and then anything is possible.
Godzone Adventure Race, New Zealand
7-15 March 2014
This multi stage race is set against the backdrop of some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking scenery. Competitors will not only haul up some of the South Island’s highest peaks, they will also experience the delights that the dramatic coastline has to offer.
The fastest teams will complete this race in approximately four days taking on only one to two hours sleep in total while the back of the field will have up to seven days to finish the course which will cover a total distance of 500km.
Teams will be expected to navigate, trek…
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A mother-of-four has beaten the world record for continuous running after she went without sleep for three days, travelling an incredible 310 miles.
However, the 47-year-old’s supporters did not actually tell her she had passed the milestone set by American Pam Reed for two hours – as they did not want her to stop.
After an unsuccessful attempt to break the record last year, Ms Allan, from Tuakau, was running to raise money for the New Zealand Spinal Trust, and had to deal with both stomach problems and blisters as she battled to compete her epic run.
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Awesome. Simply awesome.