Author: Catherine Hall

Runner for Challenge Wanaka Half - anticipated time 2 hrs 10m Age 57, lives in UK and visiting Wanaka - rest of family has entered Challenge Wanaka Half. Contact details [email protected] and (+44)7768474287...

Top Tips for Challenge Wanaka Challenge Wanaka is just around the corner, and whether you are racing the AquaBike, half or full distance, and whether you are a complete newbie to the sport, or first timer to Wanaka, or even an established athlete who’s raced here...

IMAGE: Jesse Thomas (Photo credit: Red Bull) One of the USA's leading professional triathletes, Jesse Thomas, has confirmed his place in the already significant men's pro field for Challenge Wanaka 2018. He will take on three former champions, Kiwis Dougal Allan, Dylan McNeice and Braden Currie...

Three hip reconstructions haven’t stopped octogenarian triathlete and patron of the sport, Garth Barfoot, from embarking on a new direction. With running now proving difficult, Barfoot has now turned his attention to Aquabike, investing in the growth of the sport in New Zealand by supporting...

10 reasons to race Challenge Wanaka by Laura Siddall, Professional Triathlete Challenge Wanaka, what can I say… it’s an absolutely amazing place and race. Lake Wanaka is found about a one hour drive from Queenstown, over the Crown Range in the South Island of New Zealand. It’s a small...

Challenge Wanaka Triathlon has taken out the People's Choice award at the Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017. Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust Chairman, Tom Pryde, received the award on behalf of the thousands of athletes, volunteers and supporters who have made the triathlon a globally renowned...

Challenge Wanaka Race Director Bill Roxburgh will be touring New Zealand talking to you about why Challenge Wanaka is the bucket list race and answering your questions on how to compete in the world's most scenic long distance triathlon. Bill will also be joined by special...

Challenge Wanaka catches up with Anna Johnson, working mum of two from Methven, New Zealand to hear how training for the full distance triathlon is going with Richard Greer from Team CP. Anna: The last 8 weeks and I am sure from now on have been a...

Yesterday [Tuesday 1st August] Challenge Family announced that the event known as ‘THECHAMPIONSHIP’, will again take place at the incredible x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Slovakia on June 3, 2018, following its successful inaugural race this year. Challenge Wanaka will continue to be a qualifier for the...