Roxy’s Ultra Trail Run … 100kms!

Roxy’s Mum works for NZST so Roxy’s heard a lot about what goes on and how NZST supports positive futures. As someone who L-O-V-E-S running she can’t imagine not being able to. So every time she takes on a big new challenge she tries to raise some funds to help those who might never walk, let alone run, again.

Successful
This campaign successfully reached its funding goal and ended 10 months ago
209% Funded
  • $4,170.00 Donated
  • $2,000.00 Goal
  • 69 Donors
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About the Campaign

I got persuaded to start training for a trail ultra, and I thought if I’m going to do this I should fund raise. This is what happened with my first marathon, and my first triathlon (a half ironman), which were also the first races I entered outside of high school athletics! I’m a bit of an extremist.  So I decided to keep the tradition going and enter a big distance to try and raise money for NZST.

I think it was partly Mum working there and my early involvement,  but also knowing what limitations come with SCI and how I might feel if I ever had a spinal injury and wasn’t able to run again – that was what drove the first marathon fundraiser.

Some would say I’m slightly nutty and stubborn maybe?? Definitely determined and will see something through when I’ve committed to a cause. Mother of two. Yes, exhausted…

NZST is such a great cause, that I really do believe in … I’d love to blow my target right out of the water!  Please help me by making a donation – they all add up! 🙂

The race is on March 26th 2022 – Noosa’s epic Hinterland Traverse 100km  course through five National Parks, State Forests and Reserves.

UPDATE:

Keeping up the training – and taking less time to recover now so it’s looking good.  But I’m about to kick in with strength and speed training so we’ll see how I feel after that 🙂 Also looking good is the fundraising – thanks to everyone who’s supported so far and helped me pass my initial goal.  So now I’m 1000% fully committed – there’s no turning back … think I’ll up the ante a little and increase the goal to $1,000.  Let’s go! 🙂

AND ANOTHER UPDATE:

Wow! Despite pandemics and floods the training continues … and so do the donations 🙂 Everyone’s being so generous – thanks so much!  This is more than I’ve managed to raise (I think) in the past so I’m  well pleased!  But there’s no time to rest on my laurels – I need to keep up the training, and I’m going to up the target one more time too.  It’s ambitious, but I’m going for $2,000 … when you break it down, that’s $20 per kilometre  – a bargain! 😉

FINAL COUNTDOWN UPDATE:

I’ve been and checked in for the race, picked up my race bag, got first dibs on T shirt colour, and checked a few details, meanwhile laughing with the volunteers at something so silly as running 100km.

I can’t pretend it’s not happening any more. I have had a few moments of realising the ludicrous nuttosity I have signed myself up for.

But I’m thrilled that we have raised so much for the NZST – huge, HUGE thanks to everyone who’s been so generous in their support 🙂