MANAWATU STRIDERS SUPER SEVEN SERIES 2014

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Being far from racing fit, this seemed like a good approach, allowing us to enjoy our runs while still finishing fresh. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You are commenting using your Twitter account. First Striders event begins tomorrow. You leave your car keys on a table while you run. The run turned out to be one of those character building runs. The popular event is back again for This site uses cookies.

The popular event is back again for Water table just after 3km. The seven-week 7km run or walk series started at Ongley Park on Tuesday night and there were entries, down from last year’s opening week, which organisers put down to the morning rain. Manawatu Striders president Kevin Palmer said about people used to take part each time, but numbers had swelled to as many as in previous years. My finish time was You leave your car keys on a table while you run.

Manawatu Striders aim for 2000 runners and walkers by season’s end

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. You are commenting using your Twitter account. And that happens quite a lot in the first kilometre or so of the race. Those who do find 7km too much can take the option of a 3km course though. Still a great outing. One of Palmerston North’s biggest summer events is set to take its first step of the year today.

In fact, just plain walking required a sevfn amount of courage and clenching my teeth to try and overcome the overwhelmingly sore leg muscles.

Runners, walkers put best foot forward for series. The stridrrs also has a 3km option. The Manawatu Striders are hoping to get runners and walkers by the end of their Super Sevens Series.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your Facebook account. This site uses cookies. Again a huge field of over participants showed up. By manawwtu the biggest race series in the sevwn, between and people from Palmerston North and its manawwtu towns turn out every Tuesday for a run along the Manawatu river.

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So much so, that I battled to go down stairs or anything that required using my quads. Just after crossing under the Manawatu bridge, you have the choice of going straight along the 7km course, or turning left on the 3km family route. A tiny part of the wind farm can be seen in the back on the hill. Starting a week from today, the Super Sevens consist of 7 weekly runs of 7kms each, run every Tuesday afternoon from 14 January to 25 February.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required 2041 never made public. Manawatu Striders aim for runners and walkers by season’s end. The Striders are clearly doing something right when it comes to their start-of-the-year Super Sevens Series.

Runners, walkers put best foot forward for series

The seven-week 7km run or walk series started at Ongley Park on Tuesday night and there were strideers, down from last year’s opening week, which organisers put down to the morning rain. Thanks Al and the Manawatu Striders! There was also a moment of silence held for long-time club member Bob Pink, who died on Monday aged Notify me of new comments via email.

Those who find 7km too much had the option of a 3km course, he said. The success was down to having a well-run event, the time of year and the distance of the course. Year sseven 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.

The Super Sevens really is a huge celebration of summer, good times and general physical wellbeing here in Palmerston North. We finished in a slow-but-sure They hoped to get more next week and traditionally the third week was the biggest. Mr Palmer said the event helped attract more members for the running club, which was planning a new event for later in the year.

For the front runners, the Super Sevens course starts with a sprint over the sports field to get to the narrow path through the Esplanade before it gets congested. You leave your car keys on a table while you run. The first Super Sevens manswatu starts at 6. The first Super Sevens race starts at 6.

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Being far from racing fit, this seemed like a good approach, allowing us seriez enjoy our runs while still finishing fresh. 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. Is it our competitive streak that makes some walkers so adamant to start ahead of other walkers? The most entries they have had was in The first few kilometres are a bit of a battle to fight your way through the masses.

Although there is a separate start for the walkers, a whole lot of them seem to be of the opinion that it is better to start with the runners, kill yourself for the first half a kilometre and then start to walk. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Manawatu Striders president Kevin Palmer said about people used to take part each time, but numbers had swelled to as many as in previous years. This week, however, being the halfway mark of the series, we decided to not run together like we always do, but each rather going at our own pace, to try and push it a little to see where our fitness levels are.

Thousands of people on their way back to the finish next to the Manawatu River. Throughout the series it was great to see such an amazing cross section of the Manawatu community come out to take part — people of all ages, shapes and sizes enjoyed their time out on the course. Email required Address never made public. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Manawatu Striders president Kevin Palmer said about people used to run each time, but numbers had swelled to as many as