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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 >>

Training camp with Samantha Warriner

Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 10:50 am | Challenge Wanaka

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (July 14, 2010) – Challenge Wanaka today announced a weekend training camp with former ITU World Champion Samantha Warriner and the opportunity to learn from the best through Sam’s Sweat 7 coaching programme. More >>

Western Pacific Supports Challenge Wanaka

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 10:09 am | Challenge Wanaka

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (May 26, 2010) - Challenge Wanaka today confirmed Western Pacific Insurance’s ongoing support of New Zealand’s fastest growing triathlon Challenge Wanaka, doubling the Western Pacific Performance Bonus to $20,000 and providing ... More >>

Richard Ussher To Take On Challenge Wanaka

Monday, 4 August 2008, 12:32 am | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka today announced world champion adventure racer, Richard Ussher will compete at Challenge Wanaka taking on New Zealand’s toughest iron distance course on January 17, 2009. More >>

Challenge Wanaka Pre-Race Update

Friday, 18 January 2008, 9:57 am | Challenge Wanaka

The countdown to the second Challenge Wanaka is well underway with registration open and over 60 athletes testing the Lake Wanaka water on the “Swim the Course” on Wednesday morning. There was universal acclaim for the crystal clear water and surrounding ... More >>

Challenge Wanaka Entries Double

Monday, 7 January 2008, 4:22 pm | Challenge Wanaka

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (January 7, 2008) – With Challenge Wanaka entries now closed, organisers today announced that entries had nearly doubled from the inaugural event in 2007 with over 300 athletes due to race on 19 January. More >>

 

 

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