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Short-coursed but not short changed

GODZone media caught up with a few of the teams who were short coursed at midnight last night at Half Way Bay, and took a moment to ask them about their Chapter 6. By Annabelle Latz Paul Ayres has a simple message to fellow GODZone competitors who had a race this week that didn’t quite


Last three teams cut to short course


Great morale amongst the mid field at Skippers Canyon

By Annabelle Latz It was all good spirits and smiles this afternoon at TA4, when competitors completed their raft down Skippers Canyon and headed out on the 38km mountain bike ‘Seven Mile.’ Team members of Rebel Foods (56) were back on track and pretty chuffed when they reached TA4 at mid afternoon. The foursome was


NZ Natural Formulas (48) waiting for the sun rise


Taranaki Beta Testers and Hill Billys finish

“That was really tough”


Teams short coursed after failing to reach cut off in time

A number of Pure and Pursuit teams have been short coursed after failing to reach the cut off in time. Teams had to have left TA5 headed for the Matakitaki River by 7am this morning to continue on the full course. The river is closing to teams at 6.45pm tonight and not reopening again. The


Team changes as Red Hills proves too much for some

There have been a few changes to teams as the Red Hills trek proved too much for some. Kelly Boyd from team 10 Epic Endurance decided to retire when the team reached TA3. The other three members, Dave Vitiikangas, Catherine Jensen and Meghan Thompson opted to continue unranked. Meanwhile, three members of team 55 CPR