Events - 2019

#redbulldefiance #skylinetraverse #minaretburn

Multisporter, adventure racer, runner or mountain biker – take your pick and take on the challenge of the Red Bull Defiance, Red Bull Defiance X4, Skyline Traverse or Minaret Burn. Each even takes competitors on a magical and challenging course through some of New Zealand’s most stunning countryside. Can you Defy the Odds? Find out and sign up….limited spots are available so don’t miss out!

2 Day Multisport Race

Off road running, kayaking and mountain bike endurance disciplines, with special stages. Designed by Braden Currie, New Zealand’s foremost multisport racer and triathlete, the course has been designed to test athletes over two very challenging, scenic and rewarding days.

2 Day - 4 Person - Race

A new concept, taking the existing Red Bull Defiance race and sharing it amongst four competitors, with only two racing at any one time. Pick a special couple of stages or do a whole day. The choice is yours. Get to enjoy this iconic event in a more manageable format for all.

Mountain Run

Race across one of New Zealand’s most spectacular skylines that is one of the highlights of the Red Bull Defiance event. This spectacular trail run offers a lengthy ascent followed by a technical traverse across the ridge line of Mt Alpha and Mt Roy, with spectacular Wanaka views.

Mountain Bike

Set in the spectacular Wanaka high country, the Minaret Mountain Bike offers a once a year opportunity to ride in one of New Zealand’s most prestigious high country stations. This event starts with a barge ride across Lake Wanaka, to the start line on Minaret Station.