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SOUTHERN LAKES MULTISPORT CLUB 

24/12 HOUR

ADVENTURE RACE

GEAR & EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

Mountain Bike

  • Mountain Bike

  • Helmet

  • Front & Rear Lights (100m visibility)

24 Hour Adventure Race 
Event Information

Friday 29 November 2019 - Sunday 1 December 2019

Host Location: Cromwell/Bannockburn
Registration: Friday 29 November, 5-7pm, Bannockburn Hall
Race Briefing:  Friday 29 November, 7pm, Bannockburn Hall (compulsory for whole team to attend.
Race Start: Midnight Friday 29 November

Entry Fee: $200/person (includes Kayak Hire & Sunday Breakfast)

The 24HR Adventure Race is a navigation race, with teams being supplied with maps.  Check point locations are pre-marked.  There is a race guide to assist your team to navigate through the race.

Support Crew: Support crews are unnecessary as each leg of the race is run from a central hub.  If the course requires that gear needs to be moved for a leg, then this will be organised by the race.

Race Disciplines: The race may feature sections of paddling, rafting, mountain biking, trekking/running and abseiling

Completion Times: The 24HR course is set so that the fastest teams should be able to complete it in around 14-16 hours, while the endurance end of the pack might like to stay out for longer, with a maximum time allowed to complete the race of 24 hours.

 
 
12HR Adventure Race

Friday 29 November 2019 - Sunday 1 December 2019

Host Location: Cromwell/Bannockburn
Registration: 7-9pm, Bannockburn Hall
Race Briefing: 7pm, Bannockburn Hall
Race Start: 6am Saturday 30 November

Entry Fee: $200/person (includes kayak hire & Sunday Breakfast)

The 12HR Adventure Race is a navigation race, with teams being supplied with maps.  Check point locations are pre-marked.  There is a race guide to assist your team to navigate through the race.

Support Crew: Support crews are unnecessary as each leg of the race is run from a central hub.  If the course requires that gear needs to be moved for a leg, then this will be organised by the race.

Race Disciplines: The race may feature sections of paddling, rafting, mountain biking, trekking/running and abseiling

Completion Times: The 12HR course is set so that the fastest teams should be able to complete it in around 8-9 hours,  with a maximum time allowed to complete the race of 12 hours.

The Race Hub & Finish Line

The Race Hub will be located at the Bannockburn Hall (Hall Street, Bannockburn) and Finish Line location will be revealed closer to race day, but will be located somewhere central to the race in the Bannockburn/Cromwell Area

Race Hub: This is where registration and gear checks will occur.  There will be plenty of parking and space for you to organise and prepare your kit and your team for the race.  This will be a good place for supporters/spectators to get a slice of the action and greet competitors as they finish.

Camping: Free camping will be available at the Bannockburn Hall Race Hub - there are NO SHOWERS

Post Race: There will be a breakfast provided (breakfast included in the entry fee) for competitors at the prize giving - 8:30am Sunday 1 December.

Opportunity to discuss nav choices etc and bask in the post race glow of having completed such an epic event.

Prize Giving: Prize giving will be held at the Bannockburn Hall Race Hub from 8:30am on Sunday 1 December.

 
Entry Information

Entry Fee: $200/person

Entry Details:

Team Captains enter the whole team.

The entry information that the Team Captain will require:

  • Team Name

  • Team Category/Event

  • Team member names, mobile phone numbers, email,DOB & emergency contact details

  • Credit/Debit card to pay for entire team - your entry is not confirmed until it is paid for

 

The Cromwell - Bannockburn area plays host to the 2019 edition of the Southern Lakes Multisport Club 24/12 HR Adventure Race.  Teams will explore this vast, undulating landscape, from the rugged snow-capped mountains to the clear-blue rivers, deep gorges and tussock-clad hills.  The 2019 Adventure Race may include kayaking, rafting, trekking/running, abseiling and mountain biking. 

Competitors race the 24/12HR Adventure Race in teams of either 2 or 4.  The race start times vary from year to year with the 12HR being predominantly raced during daylight hours, and the 24HR event featuring some hours of night racing.   

 

EQUIPMENT

Mountain Bike

  • Mountain Bike in good working order

  • Bike Helmet (NZ/AS standards approved)

  • Front white & Rear Red Lights (100m visibility) 

  • Pump/repair kit/tube/lube

  • All individual compulsory gear to be carried on mountainbike stage

Water:

  • Paddle

  • PFD (meets AS/NZ standards)

  • All individual compulsory gear to carried on kayak stage

Spray skirt, and AR Duo Kayak Provided

Printable Gear List

Each Team is required to carry:

 

  • First aid kit
    -1.5m unstretched roll 5cm wide crepe bandage
    -5m roll of 2cm wide strapping tape
    -10 band aid strips
    -triangular blanket
    -scissors/knife
    -4 pain relief tablets

  • Phone (in waterproof bag)

  • Maps & Control Card

  • Mountain Bike repair kit

  • Kayak repair kit (duct tape)

Strongly Recommended:

  • Sunscreen

  • Anti-chafe

INDIVIDUAL GEAR

Each Team Member is required to carry:

  • Thermal top and bottom (long sleeve)

  • Themal Gloves/Wool (full finger)

  • Thermal Hat/Wool (Buffs not accepted)

  • Waterproof jacket (seam sealed)

  • Waterproof pants

  • Long Sleeve Thermal Mid Layer Top

  • Foil Survival Bag

  • Whistle

This is the minimum gear to be carried.  The compulsory gear must be carried on each leg of the race regardless of discipline

TEAM GEAR

Cromwell/Bannockburn

Cromwell/Bannockburn is the host destination for the Southern Lakes Multisport Adventure Race 2019.

Getting to Cromwell:

  • 40 min drive from Queenstown

  • 40 min drive from Wanaka

  • 20 min drive from Alexandra

  • 2hr 50min drive from Dunedin

  • 5hr drive from Christchurch

  • 3hr drive from Invercargil

Queenstown Airport is closest 

Accommodation:

There are lots of accommodation options around Cromwell and Bannockburn

If you need help finding accommodation get in touch with the team at the Central Otago i-SITE

ph. 03 262 7999 or  visitorcentre@codc.govt.nz 

Food:

Cromwell and Bannockburn are bursting with great cafe's and restaurants.  There are two supermarkets in Cromwell - New World (closes 8pm) and Fresh Choice (closes 9pm).  The BP petrol station is open 24 hours.

 
Schedule

More information to come:

Friday 

  • Registration & Gear Checks: Friday 29 November -  5-7pm, Bannockburn Hall

24 Hour - Map Hand Out

Time: TBC

​Collect maps and race notes

12 Hour & 24 Hour - Race Briefing

Time: 7pm Friday 29 Novmeber

The whole team must attend briefing 

24 Hour - Race Start

Time: Midnight Friday 29 November

Saturday

12 Hour - Map Hand Out

Time: TBC

​Collect maps and race notes

12 Hour - Race Start

Time: 6am Saturday 30 November

 
Results

Previous Results:

2018 Results

 

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