Mar 28 2020

Red Bull Defiance New Zealand

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Length: 250 km
Location: Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
Website: defiance.events

New Zealand’s most challenging two-day adventure race, Red Bull Defiance, is set to return to Wanaka next year with new event dates and a new solo racing category announced creating the ultimate multisport weekend in the stunning Southern Alps location.

Adventure racing athletes from around the world will be drawn to the outstanding natural beauty of Wanaka to take part in Red Bull Defiance being held on the 28thand 29thMarch 2020.

100% Pure Racing is the adventure racing company behind the event and CEO Warren Bates says national and international multi-sporters have whole heartedly embraced the event.

“Wanaka is the perfect adventure playground for Red Bull Defiance, and we are super excited to be once again hosting this high-profile event in one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand. The support locally always astounds us from local stakeholders and landowners to adventure racers in general and the region itself is so inspiring to race through,” says Bates.

There are three racing categories including the introduction of a new X1 Solo racing plus X2 tandem teams and X4 four person teams.

A hotly contested prize pool is a signifiant drawcard to this premier weekend adventure racing event in New Zealand.

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