Winter Challenge 2013

 

Back by popular demand after it’s successful second edition in 2012, this eight-hour, non-stop, navigation-based Adventure Race will once again include kayaking, mountain biking, trekking and some adventure activities. 

 

 

What:

Two different courses are being prepared to challenge teams of two. There are three categories in each course: female, male and mixed. 

The Pro Course has a time limit of nine hours, with an expected winning time under six hours.

The Lite Course has a time limit of eight hours. Expected winning time of approximately four hours.

 

When&Where:

The date for your diaries is Sunday 18 August, 2013, Nagambie. The exact location – to be announced about two weeks prior the start – is about 180km north of Melbourne.

 

$2000 cash prizes:

$1050 prize money for the Pro Course up for grabs*.

*($200 first place in category, $100 second, plus $150 overall winners bonus. Category prizes paid only if there are three or more teams in category) 

$950 extra will be distributed by Melbourne Adventure to MA members competing in each category of the Pro Course (only): 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50. (Note: Both team members need to have joined MA!)

 

What's Provided:

Electronic timing,

Kayaks, PFDs, paddles (Lite course only). Lite course can use their own kayaks. For Pro course kayaks are not provided by default, but stable sit-on-top boats could be provided with an extra $60 fee. More advanced kayaks could be rented at Peakadventure.

Excellent maps, demanding course and heaps of fun! 

 

Teams: 

There are three categories: Male teams, Female teams and Mixed teams of two.

 

Entry Fee:

Pro: $199 per team of two*

Lite: $179 per team of two* 

*A $30 per team late fee applies if registration occurs after 5th August

Do not wait to book your spot as Lite course capacity is limited by 20 teams!

  

*Refund policy >>>  

 

 

 

  18 August 2013, Nagambie

 

 

   How it was in 2012 and 2011: 

   Photos 2012 >>>

   Results 2012 >>> 

   Results 2011 >>>

   Report 2011 >>>  

 

 

 

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