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Challenge Wanaka Ready for an All-Star Event

Friday, 16 February 2018, 8:21 pm | Challenge Wanaka

CHALLENGE WANAKA READY FOR AN ALL-STAR EVENT February 13, 2018 Olympic silver medallist and 10-time world champion, Javier Gomez (ESP) will headline at this year’s Challenge Wanaka in his first individual race of 2018. Gomez is up against three former Challenge ... More >>

Records fall as Challenge Wanaka prepares to celebrates

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:10 am | Challenge Wanaka

Over 1,570 athletes from 28 nations will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the world’s most scenic triathlon and New Zealand’s largest multi-day triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, on 20 February. More >>

World class triathletes announced for Challenge Wanaka

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:54 am | Challenge Wanaka

A top field of international elite athletes are lining up along side a record age group field for the 10th anniversary edition of New Zealand’s Challenge Wanaka on 20 February. More >>

Challenge Wanaka to host Triathlon National Championships

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 11:34 am | Challenge Wanaka

28 JULY 2015 - Challenge Wanaka announced today it has been awarded National Championship status by Triathlon New Zealand and will host the 2016 New Zealand Ultra Distance Championships at its 10th anniversary event on 20 February. More >>

McNeice and Crawford extend Challenge Wanaka dominance

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:12 am | Challenge Wanaka

McNeice and Crawford extend Challenge Wanaka dominance on perfect day Dylan McNeice of Christchurch and Whanganui resident Gina Crawford today extended their phenomenal record at Challenge Wanaka by scoring their third and sixth victories respectively ... More >>

Top athletes assemble in New Zealand for Challenge Wanaka

Friday, 20 February 2015, 3:13 pm | Challenge Wanaka

20 FEBRUARY 2015 – Challenge Wanaka has one again attracted an impressive field of professional and age group athletes to take on triathlon’s ultimate distance in New Zealand’s spectacular Southern Alps on 22 February. More >>

Challenge Wanaka takes out international triathlon award

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 3:17 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka long distance triathlon in New Zealand’s South Island has taken out the Triathletes’ Choice Award for the World’s Most Scenic Race at this year’s Triathlon Business International Awards in Los Angeles yesterday. More >>

Challenge Wanaka on track for record field

Monday, 19 January 2015, 2:22 pm | Challenge Wanaka

New Zealand’s largest annual triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, is once again set for a record field of both amateur and world-class professional athletes when the start gun goes off on 22 February With two weeks of entries remaining, numbers ... More >>

Multi-sport legend joins Challenge Wanaka board

Monday, 22 September 2014, 2:24 pm | Challenge Wanaka

The non-profit trust that runs Challenge Wanaka, the world’s most scenic long-distance triathlon, has appointed internationally renowned adventure athlete, Steve Gurney to its board of trustees. More >>

Final countdown to New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 7:54 pm | Challenge Wanaka

A record number of swimmers, bikers and runners of all ages and abilities are about to put months of training to the ultimate test as the Challenge Wanaka triathlon festival gets underway this coming weekend. More >>

Challenge Wanaka gears up for biggest race yet

Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 3:27 pm | Challenge Wanaka

On January 19th 2013 Challenge Wanaka will host over 2,000 participants in the week-long triathlon festival that has attracted world champions, Olympians and a record 1,500 long course triathletes. More >>

Challenge Wanaka on track for record race in 2013

Friday, 3 August 2012, 10:12 am | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka is on track for its largest field ever on 19 January 2013 with over 1,100 athletes already registered across both the half and full distances. More >>

Spectator experience goes global at Challenge Wanaka

Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 2:44 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Spectators can enjoy New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, even more when the race kicks off on 21 January with the addition of a monster screen in the centre of the lakeside town featuring live aerial coverage from the swim, ... More >>

Challenge Wanaka chosen to feature at University of Otago

Monday, 13 June 2011, 2:08 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka has featured as a case study by one of New Zealand¹s leading centres of learning, the University of Otago, for its tourism and marketing students. The international iron distance triathlon, which takes place each January, attracts over ... More >>

Challenge Wanaka 2012 Entries Open

Friday, 18 February 2011, 1:51 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka 2012 entries opened this week for the world’s most scenic iron distance race set in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. After testing conditions at the recent 2011 event, it has also earned the reputation as being one of the world’s ... More >>

Whyte and Granger win in Lake Wanaka

Sunday, 16 January 2011, 2:05 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Whyte and Granger win in Lake Wanaka LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (January 15, 2011) – Rising New Zealand professional triathlete Jamie Whyte fought off gusting winds and a tough challenge on the run from veteran Aussie Courtney Ogden and Kiwi Bevan ... More >>

Top women athletes confirm spot at Challenge Wanaka

Thursday, 6 January 2011, 4:43 pm | Challenge Wanaka

World-renowned triathlete and multiple iron distance champion, Belinda Granger (AUS) has confirmed her entry at Challenge Wanaka on 15 January, as has current world age group champion, Belinda Harper (NZL). More >>

Challenge Wanaka gears up for biggest event yet

Monday, 3 January 2011, 6:32 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka gears up for biggest event yet LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (January 3, 2011) – The fifth Challenge Wanaka is set to break all records with the biggest ever field, the largest men’s pro field, the largest expo and the largest performance ... More >>

National marathon champion to race

Thursday, 30 December 2010, 3:43 pm | Challenge Wanaka

National marathon champion to race with ultimate team at Challenge Wanaka LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (December 30, 2010) – New Zealand women’s marathon champion, Shireen Crumpton, will join forces with Youth Olympic triathlon gold medallist, Aaron Barclay, ... More >>

iPhone first for Challenge Wanaka

Wednesday, 29 December 2010, 2:26 pm | Challenge Wanaka

iPhone first for Challenge Wanaka LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (December 29, 2010) – New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka (9-15 January), is the first New Zealand triathlon to feature on iPhone, allowing supporters and triathlon ... More >>



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