High Five-0 Challenge Day 3 - Mangaweka: Reality check

(Cartoon by Dawn Tuffery)

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

The day of the third marathon started early with a 5.45am wake up call in the small hut near Mangaweka. Breakfast went down quickly, gear on (all prepared the night before) and it was time to meet the day's support runners – a group of four people much younger than Mal.

Marmot Sponsored Sam Lee Back On Track

After an interesting year of injury, surgery and recovery I am finally back into the northern hemisphere winter.

My first day back in the mountains at Verbier had its ups and downs but aside from some front of the knee pain everything works!

Congratulations Mal Law - High Five-0 Challenge Completed!

Marmot would like to extend their congratulations to Mal Law and his band of red-shirted support runners for successfully completing "the most audacious feat of human endurance ever attempted on New Zealand soil"! Click here to watch the SevenSharp feature on Mal that appeared on Monday March 30th.

To give you some idea of what he achieved consider these facts:

Distance Run: 1,659km

William Pike Wins Kiwibank Local Hero Medal

Marmot Australasia would like to congratulate our brand Ambassador William Pike on being awarded the Kiwibank Local Hero Medal in recognition of the positive community outcomes from the Willi

Skyline Rotorua Gravity MTB Park Set To Open This August

The all new Skyline Rotorua Gravity MTB Park is all set to open on Saturday August 9th, 2014 and will be home to New Zealand's first year round Gondola assisted bike lift, offering access to world-class downhill mountain biking like never before.

Skyline Rotorua MTB Gravity Park gives riders easy access to an 8.5-kilometre trail network featuring trails with varying terrain for all ability levels.

WIN The Ultimate Queenstown Winter Getaway with Marmot

Marmot Australasia are offering the chance for you and a friend to win the Ultimate Queenstown Winter Getaway valued at over $5,000 (NZD)!

Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour of New Zealand 2014

The New Zealand Alpine Club is proud to present The Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour of New Zealand 2014 - a selection of the best mountain and adventure-related films!

As part of Marmot Australasia's sponsorship of this awesome event we would like to offer attendees the chance to Win a $2,000 Marmot Adventure Pack! To enter, simply complete an entry form at one of The Banff Mountain Film Festival screenings throughout New Zealand and drop it in the entry box.

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