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Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Timetable

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

Tuesday 13 February

5:30pm Goodstays Wanaka Volunteer Crew Briefing Race Central Marquee

Wednesday 14 February

5:30pm Goodstays Volunteer Traffic Management Briefing Race Central Marquee

Thursday 15 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 – 12.00pm 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
12:00pm Media Conference Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park – all welcome
12:30pm Secondary Schools swim start  Wanaka Lakefront
2:00pm – 6.30pm Challenge Wanaka Full & Half Registration Open Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
2.30pm Secondary Schools Prize Giving Finish area, Pembroke Park
3:00pm Challenge Wanaka Half Pro Briefing Race Central Marquee
6:30pm – 8:30pm Pasta Party Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park

Friday 16 February

8:30am – 4:00pm Challenge Wanaka Full Registration Open Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
8:30am – 6:00pm Challenge Wanaka Half 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
10:00am Challenge Wanaka Full Athlete Briefing (Individuals & Teams) Race Central Marquee, 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 & Dylan McNeill – 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 17 February

5:30am Race Central Opens Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
before 6:30am Remaining Full & Half T1 & T2 bags and Full Special Needs 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 Full Individual (Male & Female) Start
7:30am Challenge Wanaka Full Team & Corporate Team Start
8:15am Challenge Wanaka Half Pro Male Start  
8:20am Challenge Wanaka Half Pro Female Start
8:30am Challenge Wanaka Half Individual Male Start
8:35am Challenge Wanaka Half Individual Female Start
8:40am Challenge Wanaka Half Corporate Team Start
8:45am Challenge Wanaka Half Male Team Start
8:50am Challenge Wanaka Half Female Team Start
8:55am Challenge Wanaka Half Mixed Team Start
9:15am Challenge Wanaka Full Individual Swim cut-off
9:00am – 2:00pm Health & Lifestyle Expo Open Pembroke Park
11:00am AquaBike Male 18-39 Start  Wanaka Lakefront
11:03am AquaBike Male 40+ Start
11:06am AquaBike Female 18-39 Start
11:09am AquaBike Female 40+ Start
2:15pm Challenge Wanaka Half Bike cut-off
2:30pm Transition reopens for Half gear collection Pembroke Park
4:00pm Challenge Wanaka Half Corporate Teams Prize Giving Challenge Wanaka finish line
4:15pm Challenge Wanaka Secondary School Team Prize Giving Finish Line
5:30pm Challenge Wanaka Full Bike cut-off
5:30pm Challenge Wanaka Half Course closes
5:30pm Transition reopens for Full gear collection Pembroke Park
7:00pm Challenge Wanaka Full Corporate Team Prize Giving Challenge Wanaka finish line
11:30pm Course Closes
11:30pm Finish Line Party & Fireworks Pembroke Park

Sunday 19 February

10:30am Awards Brunch Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
4:30pm Goodstays Wanaka Volunteer Crew Party Race Central Marquee, Pembroke Park
7:00pm Final Wrap Party Barluga Bar, 33 Ardmore Street