What’s on Wanaka!?

Date: 11th February 2017


Challenge Wanaka: Saturday 18 February.

Challenge Wanaka is New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival with over 2,500 participants of all ages and abilities from around the world. Internationally recognised as the ‘World’s Most Scenic Triathlon” it features both half (1.9km swim, 90km bike, 21km run) and full (3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run) distance events for individuals and teams. In addition, over 900 youngsters aged between five and 11 compete in the Puzzling World Junior Challenge Wanaka. The new Challenge Wanaka Sprint is part of the Tri NZ National Junior Series for 16 to 19 year-olds.

Wanaka folks love to compete and volunteer in this mammoth event!

Follow the athletes here.


New Zealand Mountain Bike National Championships: 25 and 26 February

This is New Zealand’s premier national mountain bike event, held in the beautiful Cardrona Alpine Park will attract New Zealand’s top Cross Country and Downhill Mountain bikers this month. Bike Wanaka, Lake Wanaka’s Mountain Bike Club, will host the 2017 event.

 Check out more info here.

Have fun out there folks, we look forward to seeing you all at these fun events!

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