Bride, lion, turtle clamber through city
Hundreds stampede through city centre
Cantabrians young and old tackled cargo nets and climbing over diggers and cars in the inaugural CBD Stampede.
Race director John Moore said 230 contestants took part in the 8-kilometre obstacle course through the central city this morning.
The youngest entrant was 13 and the oldest was 64, Moore.
"They both made it up and over the cargo net . . . everyone had a great time."
Obstacles included climbing over diggers and cars, running through tyres and crawling through pipes.
Moore said it took staff a "solid three days" to set the course up.
"But it was well worth it."
Ex-Cashmere High student Sam Hall-McMaster won the race in just under 35 mins.
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