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Xterra Waihi 13 Oct 2012

Posted by mark on October 15, 2012 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Over 800 runners and walkers braved the rain and testing conditions to be part of the 3rd annual Xterra Waihi Trail Run in the Karangahake Gorge on Saturday 13th October. Lots of locals participated, some of them experiencing the magnificent trails on our back doorstep for the first time. Despite (or was it because of?) the drizzle and the amazing amount of mud that over 1,600 feet can churn up, the consensus was that it was a brilliant day and everybody had great fun.

There were a vari...

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Rimu Loop (stream)

Posted by mark on July 23, 2012 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The water is over my knees here!

More flooding

Posted by mark on July 23, 2012 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)

These pics were taken about 4pm Monday afternoon - the water level had dropped about 1m from it's highest level of the day.


Flood carnage Monday 23rd July 2012

Posted by mark on July 23, 2012 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

New way to the top!

Posted by mark on June 4, 2012 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Huge thanks to Butsy, JT, Budgy and Sam for turning up for work this morning (Queen's Birthday).

We got through a power of work in just a few short hours and have made a brilliant new way to get to the top of the TT course. You can now miss out the 'gravel grovel' that you all love so much! 

Tiddly Winks and Wandering Dew are joined up now too - the new trail is called 'Riverdance' and it's all good.

You'll have to turn up to the TT tomorrow night to be the first to che...

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