Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

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Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Timetable

Please note this timetable is subject to change – please check back regularly

Tuesday 12 February

5:30pm Volunteer Crew Briefing Race Central Marquee

Wednesday 13 February

7:00am – 11:00am Fit & Abel “Open Water Swimming Technique”
(bookings required – see website)
Lakefront, near Stoney Creek
5:30pm Volunteer Traffic Management Briefing Race Central Marquee

Thursday 14 February

7:00am – 8:30am Swim the Course, this is not an official event

There will be swim safety staff patrolling the course during this time only

Start on Wanaka Lakefront, near Stoney Creek
9.00am Puzzling World Year 7 & 8 Briefing Transition area
9.30am Puzzling World Year 7 & 8 Start Lakefront 
11.30am Puzzling World Year 7 & 8 Prize Giving Finish Line
9.00am – 11.00am Secondary Schools Registration Open Race Central Marquee
9:00am – 6:00pm Health & Lifestyle Expo Open Pembroke Park
9:00am – 6:00pm Racers Edge Bike Checks Open Expo, Pembroke Park
12:15pm Secondary Schools Briefing Bike Transition area
12:30pm Secondary Schools swim start  Wanaka Lakefront
2:00pm – 6.00pm Challenge Wanaka Full & Half and AquaBike Registration Open Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
2.00pm Media Conference – Pros Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
2.30pm Secondary Schools Prize Giving Finish area, Pembroke Park
3:30pm Challenge Wanaka Half Pro Registration & Briefing Race Central Marquee
4:30pm Welcome Function Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park

Friday 15 February

8:30am – 6:00pm Challenge Wanaka Half & Aquabike Registration Open Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
8:30am – 6:00pm Health & Lifestyle Expo Open Pembroke Park
8:30am – 6:00pm Racers Edge Bike Checks Open Expo, Pembroke Park
11:45am Challenge Wanaka Half Athlete Briefing (Individuals & Teams) Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
12:45pm Challenge Wanaka AquaBike Athlete Briefing Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
7:30am Puzzling World Junior Challenge Wanaka Registration Open Pembroke Park
9:30am Puzzling World Junior Challenge Wanaka Start Pembroke Park
4:00pm Puzzling World Junior Challenge Wanaka Prize Giving Pembroke Park
2:00pm Dan Abel – Technique for Open Water Swimming Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park – all welcome
3:00pm PURE Sports Nutrition information & advice Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park – all welcome
3:00pm – 6:30pm Transition Open for bike racking & bag drop Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park

Saturday 16 February

5:30am Race Central Opens Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
before 6:30am Remaining Half T1 & T2 bags need to be dropped before 6.30am.  No bags will be accepted after this time. Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
6.45am Challenge Wanaka Half Pro Male Start  
6.48am Challenge Wanaka Half Pro Female Start  
7:05am Challenge Wanaka Half Individual Male aged 18-39 Start  
7:10am Challenge Wanaka Half Individual Male aged 40+ Start  
7:15am Challenge Wanaka Half Individual Female aged 18-39 Start  
7:20am Challenge Wanaka Half Individual Female aged 40+ Start  
7:25am Challenge Wanaka Half Corporate Team Start
Challenge Wanaka Secondary School Teams Start
 
7:30am Challenge Wanaka Half Male Team Start  
7:35am Challenge Wanaka Half Mixed Team Start  
7:40am Challenge Wanaka Half Female Team Start  
8:00am Aquabike Start  
9:00am – 2:00pm Health & Lifestyle Expo Open Pembroke Park
9.45am Swim cut-ff (course closes)  Wanaka Lakefront
1:30pm Challenge Wanaka Half Bike cut-off  
4:30pm Challenge Wanaka Half & Aquabike Course closes Pembroke Park
4:30pm Challenge Wanaka Half & Aquabike Prize Giving Challenge Wanaka finish line
6:30pm Final Wrap Party (venue to be announced)  

Sunday 17 February

10:30am Volunteer Crew Brunch Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park