Tough guy and gal al­ways on the go

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Wob­bly wa­ter bridges and mud filled swamps weren’t enough to keep Stu­art Koch and Miriam Gaen­sicke from fin­ish­ing their sec­ond Tough Guy and Gal Chal- lenge in two months.

Last week­end, the Mata­mata pair com­peted in the 6km mud run in Ro­torua, where Gaen­sicke came first in the women’s cat­e­gory and 20th over­all.

With a fin­ish­ing time of 36 min­utes, 59 sec­onds, she had a full five-minute lead on the run­ner-up.

‘‘I was pretty ex­cited com-

Muddy: Stu Koch and Miriam Gaen­sicke en­joy a Big Ben pie at the fin­ish line of the Tough Guy and Gal Chal­lenge in Ro­torua.

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