One of Palmerston North’s biggest summer events is set to take its first step of the year. First Striders event begins tomorrow. And that happens quite a lot in the first kilometre or so of the race. Al counted down and we were off. The series also has a 3km option. So much so, that I battled to go down stairs or anything that required using my quads.
Being far from racing fit, this seemed like a good approach, allowing us to enjoy our runs while still finishing fresh. For the next seven Tuesdays, people will either run or walk the 7-kilometre dtriders, starting at Ongley Park and making its way through the Esplanade and along the Bridle Track.
Water table just after 3km. 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.
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. And that happens quite a lot in the first kilometre or so of the race. They hoped to get more next week and traditionally the third week was the biggest.
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Hundreds of people next to the Manawatu River on their way back to the finish. The Super Sevens really is a huge celebration of summer, good seriez and general physical wellbeing here in Palmerston North.
A cool wind, which was almost too strong on the way back next to the river, but the moment you enter the park you are protected from the wind between the trees and bushes. Email required Address never made public. The success was down to having a well-run event, the time of year and the distance of the course.
Pink, also a Hockey Manawatu stalwart, was involved with club when it was the Manawatu Marathon Clinic when they started in the early s and was a keen marathon runner. The series also has seben 3km option.
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Runners, walkers put best foot forward for series. By far the biggest race series in the region, between and people from Palmerston North and its neighbouring towns turn out every Tuesday for a run along the Manawatu river.
Just sevenn crossing under the Manawatu bridge, you have the choice of going straight along the 7km course, or turning left on the 3km family route.
Those who do find 7km too much can take the option of a 3km course though. The run turned out to be one of those character building runs.
First Striders event begins tomorrow. Throughout the series it was great to see such an amazing cross seriex of the Manawatu sevne come out to take part — people of all ages, shapes and sizes enjoyed their time out on the course.
Again a huge field of over participants showed up. In fact, just plain walking required a whole amount of courage and clenching my teeth to try and overcome the overwhelmingly sore leg muscles.
Manawatu Striders Super Seven Series
One of Palmerston North’s biggest summer events is set to take its first step of the year. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Manawatu Striders president Kevin Palmer said about people used to run each time, but numbers had swelled to as many as This week, however, being the halfway mark of the series, we decided to not run manawtau 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.
The most entries they have had was in Al counted down and we were off. Still a great outing. Notify me of new comments via email. One of Palmerston North’s biggest summer events is set to take its first step of the year today. Over the syper grounds, congestion where we reach the gate that takes you through to the Victoria Esplanade and onto the walkway. The Manawatu Striders Super Sevens fun run and walk series starts tomorrow night, when more than people line up for seven weeks of exercise.
First Striders event begins tomorrow
Kim Fenn of the Manawatu Striders said everything went well and there were a lot of people who hadn’t entered before. The Striders are clearly doing something right when it comes to their start-of-the-year Super Sevens Series. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here After our little stint through the Manawatu Gorge on Sunday, my muscles were as expected extremely tender.
Those who find 7km too much had the option of a 3km course, he said. The Manawatu Striders are hoping to get runners and walkers by the end of their Super Sevens Series.
Manawatu Striders aim for runners and walkers by season’s end. We finished in a slow-but-sure 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.
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I still have no idea if they were there for a specific cause, or just decided to have a bit of fun, but it certainly added colour to the event. There was also a moment of silence held for long-time club member Bob Pink, who died on Monday aged You are commenting using your Sefen account.