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Manawatu Striders Half Marathon, Palmerston North

Date: 9 August 2015

Distance: 21.1km

Time: 1:40:46 (Gerry); 2:21:42 (Wouna)

Friendly Striders volunteers ready for late registrations on race morning.

The race features a nice long, straight sprint to the finish. 783 more words

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Race Preview: Manawatu Striders Half Marathon

Race date: Sunday, 9 August 2015
Website: Manawatu Striders Half Marathon

It’s almost time for the 2015 Manawatu Striders Half Marathon. The premier event on the Striders’ calendar, and not a race to miss. 343 more words

Race Previews

Manawatu Striders Super Sevens 2015

The Striders are clearly doing something right when it comes to their start-of-the-year Super Sevens Series. Year after year I am amazed at the number of people turning up each Tuesday night to run or walk the 7km (or 3km) course along the Manawatu River, through the streets of Hokowhitu and back through the Esplanade. 391 more words

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Ashhurst to Esplanade - not quite a half marathon (20.8km)

Date: 23 November 2014

Time: 2:03.10

Start of the 20.8km walkers.

Shortly before the start of the 20.8km run.

The field of runners rounding the Ashhurst Domain oval. 937 more words

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The illustrious history of canoeing on the Manawatu River

One aspect of the Manawatu’s environmental history which I completely neglected in my book Ravaged Beauty: an environmental history of the Manawatu, was recreational canoeing on the Manawatu River. 427 more words

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Hokowhitu Lake

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Black and white photo of a couple of small boats on a lake. The card is captioned: W. Park. No 5. Hokowhitu Lake, Palmerston North, N.Z. 149 more words

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Walking in Palmy

While I do have a few blog post ideas brewing, I thought I’d let your minds rest easy for now by just enjoying some pictures rather than reading text. 125 more words

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