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Braden Currie and Hannah Wells triumph at Challenge Wanaka

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 4:53 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Press Release - 16 Feb 2019 – New Zealand’s top triathlete Braden Currie crushed his international competition in the run today to win the Challenge Wanaka centrepiece event the Half distance race in four hours flat. The Wanaka local came out of the ... More >>

Challenge Wanaka Triathlon Festival - 14 - 16 February 2019

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 2:36 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Top International Professionals enter Challenge Wanaka Challenge Wanaka continues to attract triathlon’s big names to the shores of Lake Wanaka in 2019, with some of the world’s best confirming their participation. American triathlon powerhouse, ... More >>

Former world champ takes on massive double header challenge

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 1:05 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Former World Champion swimmer and Olympian Moss Burmester is taking on the massive physical challenge of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast followed by Challenge Wanaka a week later. More >>

No Stopping Challenge Wanaka Athlete And Benefactor

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:49 am | Challenge Wanaka

There seems to be no stopping Challenge Wanaka athlete and benefactor Garth Barfoot who has his sights set on the full long distance triathlon event in Cairns this Sunday after a less than ideal build up. More >>

Challenge Wanaka wins Innovation in Sport Award

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:31 pm | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka has been recognised for its innovation and ongoing success winning the 2018 University of Otago Innovation in Sport Award at ASB Bank Otago Sports Awards on Friday night. More >>

More trees result of new Challenge Wanaka relationship

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:30 pm | Challenge Wanaka

More native trees will feature on the Challenge Wanaka run course as a result of the event naming the Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust as its official charity. More >>

Challenge Wanaka poised for exciting new era

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 2:21 pm | Challenge Wanaka

New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, is poised to enter an exciting new era with organisers focused on building the half distance triathlon and new Aquabike races into world-class international events. More >>

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 >>



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