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Spring Challenge Adventure Training Weekend

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  • Fri 23 Aug ’19, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Sat 24 Aug ’19, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 25 Aug ’19, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Wanaka Yacht Club, Lakeside Rd, Wanaka


All Ages

Are you doing the Spring Challenge in Cromwell in September, or just want to brush up on your adventure skills? Do you want to learn from two, top international adventure racers… plus have a fun, fitness weekend away with your teammates in a beautiful place?

The Spring Challenge Adventure Training Weekend in Wanaka focuses on paddle training, you can do a navigation clinic, learn about mountain bike maintenance/tuition, then put all your new map-reading skills into practise by taking part in a rogaine (navigation event) on the Sunday.

Adventure Racing World Champion Bob McLachlan and world-class navigator and 3 x 12-hour Spring Challenge winner Nora Audra have adventure-raced all around the world for many years and want to share their wealth of knowledge to help enhance your Spring Challenge experience.

For more info on Bob visit his website www.bestfootforward.nz or check out his Instagram page @wanakabob.

For more info on Nora visit her website www.justforgirls.nz or check out her Instagram page @cnora

Bob and Nora had such a great response to last year’s Spring Challenge Training Weekend they’ve decided to run another one! Get your girlfriends together, book the kids in with hubby or granny and come join them in Wanaka from August 23 to 25.

Friday, 23th from 7:00pm till 9:00pm
– Information Evening with Nora & Bob
– Q&A

Saturday, 24th from 9:00am till 5:00pm
– Map Theory
– Compass
– Route Choice
– Mountain biking skills
– Race Strategy
– Race Nutrition
– Team Work
– Paddle Training

Sunday, 25th from 9am till 5pm – 4hr / 2hr Wicked Rogaine (Navigation Practice)

*Schedule subject to changes.

$195 per person
$550 per team (3 people)

*Includes info evening, day of tuition, (including boats, PFD & paddles) on Saturday and Sunday Rogaine.

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