Tigger’s in Taupo
Ranging from 16 years to 66 years, the Tigger’s were entered throughout the 5km, 10km, half marathon and full marathon events and have been training together.
At the beginning of their training, several of the team members were not able to run from one lamp post to the other, but with a combination of hard work, support and great team spirit, the Tigger’s had great results and were incredibly well spotted.
There were quite a few that smashed out personal best times, while all had plenty of fun completing their divisions. The results for the Outlook for Life members from the Taupo Marathon follow: Half Marathon: Laurinda Lewis, 3rd in her division; Pete Thumath, 10th is his division. Full Marathon: Debra Fenton, 6th in her division. Since you’re here… we have a small favour to ask. More and more people want the Post than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. The Post’s independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. With investigative reporting, we often don't know at the beginning how a story will unfold and how long it might take to uncover. This can mean it is costly – particularly as we often face legal threats that attempt to stop our reporting. But we remain committed to raising important questions and exposing wrongdoing. And we do it because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too. If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps to support it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as NZ$5, you can support the Post – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Support The Post