Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake


Another successful  23rd Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake on Saturday with 360 completing the 24km circuit of Lake Rotoiti.

Leading them all back to the Kerr Bay finish line was Patrick Higgins in 1.44.38 while Wellington’s Sarah Drought took the women’s title in just over 2 hours.


Notable achievement came from Chris Fitchett celebrating his 70th birthday and  getting his name” etched” permanently online amongst the finishers results.

Next local trail run for Nelson Events will be the Dun Run on September 1st with entries opening on May 1st.

Both Captain Cook’s Landing along the Queen Charlotte Track and October’s Abel Tasman Coastal Classic in October are Sold Out.




Patrick Higgins.  Nelson  1.44.38

Andre Bonny.  Mapua  1.48.47

Alistair Richardson. Dunedin.  1.49.36


Sarah Drought. Wellington  2.03.13

Crystal Brindle., TeAnau 2.06.07.

Serena Kelly Hawarden. 2.07.47


Full Results available @