Thousands of tough Canterbury kids take on 2.7km obstacle course

More than 5400 pupils from 56 primary and intermediate schools throughout Canterbury competed in the two-day MASH Tough Kid endurance event this week.

The annual event, which which wrapped up on Thursday, was held at South New Brighton Domain.

The competitors negotiated 17 obstacles along the 2.7km course and were encouraged to wear fancy dress with prizes awarded to the best dressed individuals.

Phoenix Tauakume and Liam Mark, of Russley School, enjoyed the bubble bath obstacle. Photo: Geoff...
Phoenix Tauakume and Liam Mark, of Russley School, enjoyed the bubble bath obstacle. Photo: Geoff Sloan

Mac Chaplin in the water. Photo: Geoff Sloan
Mac Chaplin in the water. Photo: Geoff Sloan

Lily Goodall, of Casebrook Intermediate School, negotiates the Tyre Temple obstacle. Photo: Geoff...
Lily Goodall, of Casebrook Intermediate School, negotiates the Tyre Temple obstacle. Photo: Geoff Sloan

The bubble bath obstacle. Photo: Geoff Sloan
The bubble bath obstacle. Photo: Geoff Sloan

Firefighters from Anzac station welcome competitors to the finish line. Photo: Geoff Sloan
Firefighters from Anzac station welcome competitors to the finish line. Photo: Geoff Sloan

 

 

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