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Thursday 5 May 2011 | Published in Regional


The Matutu Mile is the newest event on the programme for the week of triathlon a fun run benefitting a worthy cause.

The fun run will be held on Wednesday after athletes have recovered from the main Air New Zealand International Triathlon race on Saturday.

The small $2 entry fee for every runner will go towards supporting the islands rehabilitation service Te Vaerua Community Rehabilitation Group.

The fee will entitle runners to take part in the fun run which starts from the Tikioki tri site plus a free glass of beer at the turnaround mark being the Matutu Brewery sign just around the corner from the tri site.

All racers are encouraged to wear something silly, outrageous and out there, to be in to win some awesome prizes.

Do something outrageous and crazy and be in the running for some great Matutu Moment prizes include a 6-pack of your favourite Matutu brew, beer coolers and a tour of the local brewery.

For more information or to find out how many of your staff, family and friends you can bring along for the fun run contact Jennie George of the Cook Islands Triathlon Association or Nadine Newnham of Te Vaerua.

Get your wigs and fairy wings out and hit the road for the Matutu Mile next Wednesday.