RBD – SCHEDULE

Pre-Race : Friday, 18th

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18.01.2019
10.00am – 1.45pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Race registration open (for bike check, mandatory equipment check, collect race pack, kayak/canoe testing available, sign waiver)

18.01.2019
10.15am – 2.00pm :: Equipment HQ, Wanaka Rec Reserve, nr Wanaka Rowing Shed (access from McDougall Street)

Bike drop for transport to race start

18.01.2019
3.00pm – 4.00pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Competitor briefing (attendance mandatory for all competitors) followed by Gear Bag drop for Day 1 racing (2 person Defiance competitors only, X4 competitors self support)

Race Day 1 : Saturday, 17th

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19.01.2019
6.00am :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Athletes assemble at Event HQ for transport, by bus, to event start at Minaret Station

19.01.2019
6.20am :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Athletes depart by bus to Camp Creek to catch barge (only 2 of the X4 teams travel on bus, the others go to TA1 to meet team mates after Minaret Burn mountain bike)

19.01.2019
7.15am :: Camp Creek

Barge with athletes departs to start line at Minaret Station

19.01.2019
9.00am :: Minaret Station

Red Bull Defiance race starts!

19.01.2019
11.05am :: Transition 1, West Wanaka

First Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 1, Minaret Burn

19.01.2019
12.30pm :: Transition 2, Paddock Bay

First Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 2, Rocky Mountain Run

19.01.2019
1.30pm :: Transition 1, West Wanaka

Last Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 1, Minaret Burn

19.01.2019
2.30pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

First Red Bull Defiance athletes arrive at Day 1 finish line

19.01.2019
3.45pm :: Transition 2, Paddock Bay

Last Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 2, Rocky Mountain Run

19.01.2019
4.00pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Athlete gear bags returned to Event HQ from TA1/TA2

19.01.2019
5.45pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Last Red Bull Defiance athletes arrive at Day 1 finish line

19.01.2019
6.00pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Course closes!

19.01.2019
6.00pm – 7.30pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Red Bull Defiance athletes return repacked gear bags to Event HQ ready for Day 2 activities (2 person Defiance competitors only, X4 competitors self support)

Race Day 2 : Sunday, 20th

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20.01.2019
5.30am :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Red Bull Defiance athletes assemble at Event HQ and X4 athletes assemble at The Outlet. Collect tracking devices and prepare for start

20.01.2019
6.15am – 6.30am :: Event HQ, Edgewater Resort, The Outlet, Wanaka

Red Bull Defiance Day 2 starts at 6.15am at Edgewater for 2 person teams. X4 competitors start at The Outlet at 6.30am

20.01.2019
8.15am :: Transition 3, Luggate Bridge

First Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 4, Clutha River Kayak

20.01.2019
8.45am :: Transition 3, Luggate Bridge

Last Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 4, Clutha River Kayak

20.01.2019
10.30am :: Transition 4, Cardrona Valley Road

First Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 5, Criffel Peak Bike

20.01.2019
1.30pm :: Transition 4, Cardrona Valley Road

Last Red Bull Defiance athletes complete Stage 5, Criffel Peak Bike

20.01.2019
1.45pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

First Red Bull Defiance athletes arrive at Finish – we have our winners!

20.01.2019
3.00pm :: Mt Alpha Repeater

Short course activated on Skyline Traverse Run

20.01.2019
5.00pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Prize giving for Red Bull Defiance athletes

20.01.2019
6.30pm :: Event HQ, Edgewater Wanaka

Last Red Bull Defiance athletes arrive at finish – a job well done!