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Want to come to Taranaki for New Year?

Show Profile  robert06 Posted: 6 August 2009, 11:37 AM  
In brief, we of Taranaki are setting up to run a series of 5-6 short events (29,30 & 31 December 2009) then a traverse (4-6 maps) on New Years day. The plan is for 3 courses at each of the short events with a fastest time expected to 15 minutes on each course. The traverse can be run as either a solo or relay with about 2 hours expected as the fastest time.

As this is pretty late notice, we need to know is that there are reason numbers of people able/willing to come to this event worthwhile?

Lets have your thoughts/comments/questions?

Show Profile  mick finn Posted: 6 August 2009, 12:06 PM  
Sounds like the equivalent of the xmas 5-days in NSW/Vic which was always a blast, with morning o and arvo beach and the new years party. Great idead - I'm keen...

Show Profile  mick finn Posted: 6 August 2009, 12:07 PM  
spell check - great idead should read grateful dead I thonk

Show Profile  jeffg Posted: 6 August 2009, 12:15 PM  
Turkey Trot?

Show Profile  robert06 Posted: 6 August 2009, 12:53 PM  
Turkey Trot, yes. We've lost some bits of the former TT maps to lifestyle blocks but there is enough of old, some new and a bits of pathways/streets to put it together.

By the way I forgot to mention above that we'll also do a bit of social organising.

Show Profile  Ellmo1769 Posted: 6 August 2009, 6:49 PM  

Show Profile  SimonB Posted: 7 August 2009, 10:17 AM  
could be fun, what sort of antics could i get up to in taranaki though?

Show Profile  addison Posted: 7 August 2009, 10:57 AM  
You could pull Karls tits. I mean his cows tits.

Show Profile  mick finn Posted: 7 August 2009, 12:58 PM  
Don't hurt the cows!

Show Profile  Jamie Posted: 7 August 2009, 3:48 PM  
No, not in regrettably.

Sounds awesome, what about a three day weekend in late Jan/early Feb (just invent a long weekend). Otherwise I will be gutted to miss it.

Show Profile  Michael Posted: 7 August 2009, 4:16 PM  
Sounding a bit like Dragons Den.

Yep I'm in. Always enjoyed the TT, 10 years ago WOC ran a Town Belt Traverse, the idea of linking up small maps into something longer strikes me as good fun. Takes me back to my rallying days.

Show Profile  Greg Posted: 8 August 2009, 7:48 PM  
TT on NY day, I can think of better ways to deal with my hangover

Show Profile  addison Posted: 9 August 2009, 5:27 PM  
New Years Boozeo at Karls? Bet he'd love that :-)

Show Profile  ML Posted: 14 August 2009, 11:10 AM  

Show Profile  onemanfanclub Posted: 14 August 2009, 12:22 PM  
I'm a definite maybe... it's kinda on the way back to work if I'm in Welly for christmas... don't think I've ever raced in the 'naki either

Show Profile  SteveO Posted: 24 August 2009, 10:01 AM  
Fleetwood Mac have just confirmed they will be playing their only NZ gig at the Bowl of Brook-something in New Plymouth on December 29. Will there be a supporting O programme?

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