Feb 15th, 2020- TSB TOPEC area- awesome weather, awesome terrain to explore- thanks to TOPEC and the Erb family for their generous support! So close to town, yet such a varied outdoor setting...
Saturday 15th February 2020. Sign in at venue 9:00 am. Briefing at 9:30, Race starts 10:00am
Venue is TSB TOPEC, Hydro Road, New Plymouth
Suitable for absolute novices; intermediate school age right through to 'experienced' adults. All levels of skill/ fitness will be catered for- first timers, training for a 6 hour (or much longer!) race/ event.
Teams of 2,3, or 4, male/female or mixed, family.
The clover leaf design means all activities start and finish from the same central point, meaning a support crew is not necessary. The terrain will include farm and bush, 4WD tracks and gravel roads.
The race will include Trekking (walk/ run, farm tracks, paddocks, light bush, Mountain Biking (4wd tracks, gravel roads) Navigation- with colour maps, Mystery Activities may include a water activity (PFD's supplied)
Cost: Early Bird- Until Jan 12th- $60 adult, $35 students
Standard Rate- Jan 13th onwards $70 adult, $40 students
You will need: mountain bike and helmet, running shoes, active wear, thermal top, rain jacket, change of clothes. Food and drink. One cell phone. Compass. Backpack to carry it all in.
Follow all rules as set by the race director. Teams must stick together (within 50 metres) at all times. No GPS allowed. Race finishes at 1pm- with a complementary sausage sizzle and drink. Spot prizes and short prize-giving will follow.
Feb 2019- What a great day in Tarata- congrats to all competitors! If it was your first race, you did awesome- hopefully the first of many. Thanks again to the Hocken and Coogan families for letting us explore their backyard!