Monthly Archives: February 2015

TEAM MARBEL Challenge Wanaka race weekend

This week was all about Challenge Wanaka: a plan in the making for a very long time. We set off to Wanaka on Friday, with a swish apartment booked for the long weekend: relaxing in style was Ben’s idea. Thanks … Continue reading

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Mountain bike trail riding and a surprise trophy!

I’m pleased to say a slice of summer returned to us this week, meaning my 5 minutes out in the park could continue, Mark’s summer series orienteering is in the dry and we could get the new¬†mountain bikes out! It’s … Continue reading

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Queenstown sunshine and rural games

So this week has been slightly better, after last week’s weather malfunction! We decided to trot Ben off up in the Queenstown direction, a tourist must do. As always, I needed my ‘wow’ earplugs. It does amuse me because we … Continue reading

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Team MARBEL united at last!

This week is ben’s first week in New Zealand. He is over to visit for 5 weeks, as a holiday, with a small matter called Challenge Wanaka in the middle. I am swimming the 3.8km, Ben is cycling the mid … Continue reading

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