The Breca wanaka swimrun

Next event: Saturday 7th March 2020
Location: South Island, New Zealand

Breca Wanaka is New Zealand's original swimrun adventure through the rugged wilderness of the Southern Lakes District.

Wanaka is a spectacular, challenging landscape for swimrun. Set against the backdrop of the Mt. Aspiring National Park, teams will pit themselves against deep, glacial water; pristine trails, island-hopping and lake crossings.

Breca Wanaka

Run: 37.1km | Swim: 7.5km | Transitions: 20 | Total: 44.6km
COURSE MAP | ROUTE CARD

Estimated completion time: 6-11 hours

  • Terrain: trails, sections of technical running, rocky island crossings

  • Swimming: rocky beach entries and exits, some technical transitions

  • Difficulty: hard. To complete this race you need a high level of fitness

Breca Wanaka Team entry fees ( per team of two persons):

Early-bird 1: NZ$650
Early-bird 2: NZ$685
Late registration: NZ$720

+ EtchRock booking fee; includes GST

Breca Wanaka Sprint

Run: 14.3km | Swim: 3.5km | Transitions: 10 | Total length: 17.8km
COURSE MAP | ROUTE CARD

Estimated completion time: 2-4 hours

  • Terrain: trails, sections of technical running, rocky island crossings

  • Swimming: rocky beach entries and exits, some technical transitions

  • Difficulty: medium. To complete this race you need a medium to high level of fitness

Breca Wanaka Sprint Team entry fees ( per team of two persons):

Early-bird 1: NZ$440
Early-bird 2: NZ$470
Late registration: NZ$500

+ EtchRock booking fee; includes GST

REGISTER FOR THE BRECA WANAKA SWIMRUNS


Date

Saturday 7th March 2020


Entry

Swimrun is raced in pairs - entry is for teams of two only

The entry fee includes:

  • swim cap

  • finishers' t-shirts

  • finishers' medals

  • Prizes

  • race timing

  • race nutrition and hydration

  • free event photography



Mandatory kit

Each team must have:

  • Two wetsuits suitable for temperatures of 10°c

  • Two whistles

  • Two reusable cups or flasks - any kind will be accepted, as long as they are genuinely reusable

Teams may also use tow ropes, paddles, pull buoys and fins (no longer than 15cm, measured from the toe), but they are not mandatory.


Teams & results


Gallery


Volunteer

Being part of the Breca Wanaka Event Team is rewarding and fun. If you can commit to a full day of volunteering you will receive a transferable, free entry to a Breca Swimrun race.

Find out more here or join the team now.


Spectators

A full spectator guide, with timings and recommended viewing locations will be publisher closer to the event.


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