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THAT’S A WRAP FOLKS

As the last team comes across the line at GODZone Race HQ on the shores of Lake Wanaka, it is time to reflect on what has been an epic event. Epic being used to describe everything from the number of teams, the location, the volunteers, the management, the course, the internationals, the media and finally […]


VIDARAID FINISHES IN SECOND PLACE AT GODZONE

Spanish and Brazilian team Vidaraid placed second in the GODZone Adventure race today in Wanaka. Team members Barbara Bomfin, Urtzi Iglesias, Jon Ander Arambalza, and Marco Amselem spoke highly of the AR World Series race and said New Zealand was an incredible country, and they loved being at GODZone. “It was the toughest race we […]


WORLD CHAMPION ADVENTURE RACERS SEAGATE WIN GODZONE 2015

Three time defending champions and current AR World Champs team Seagate, have taken out the GODZone adventure race for the fourth time in Lake Wanaka this afternoon. Nathan Fa’avae, Sophie Hart, Chris Forne and Stu Lynch crossed the finish line at the Wanaka showground’s  just after 4.30pm attracting a large crowd of enthusiastic well wishers. […]


WORLD CHAMPION TEAM HAS FINISH LINE IN THEIR SIGHTS

Three time defending champions and current AR World Champs team Seagate, look set to make a clean sweep of Chapter 4 of the GODZone Adventure today in Wanaka. Team members Nathan Fa’avae, Sophie Hart, Chris Forne and Stu Lynch arrived at the last transition area in Dublin Bay just after 8am in good spirits and […]


INJURY AND INTRIGUE ON GODZONE ADVENTURE AS SEAGATE  HOLD LEAD POSITION ON DAY FOUR

Torrential rain and wind has played havoc with many teams on the GODZone Adventure race overnight with injuries claiming several teams off the course today. Queenstown based team Swordfox  radioed Race HQ just after 7am to report team member Ash Whitehead was unable to continue on unassisted with a knee injury and were heli evacuated […]


ALL EYES ON SEAGATE AS THEY DEFEND LEAD POSITION ON THIRD DAY AT GODZONE

Three time defending champions Seagate, led by Nathan Fa’avae, have not blinked as they race into day three of the GODZone adventure race. Overnight the leading team managed to hold their first place ranking as they tackled the Criffel Peak and Pisa mountain ranges towards the Kawarau River. Despite team member Chris Forne’s sore knee, […]


ACTION ON AND OFF THE WATER AT GODZONE ADVENTURE

It’s been an exciting day of river and coasteering action for the lead teams in the 2015 GODZone in Lake Wanaka. All the action has been on the fast moving water of the Matukituki River in the Mt Aspiring National Park with team Seagate pushing their lead-time ahead only to slow down at the coasteering […]


TEAM SEAGATE CHARGING THROUGH GODZONE COURSE ON DAY TWO

Reigning GODZone and World Adventure Racing Champions Team Seagate are leaving nothing to chance as they race into day two of the weeklong GODZone adventure race firmly in the lead position. Over night the front running teams have ascended 2400m, passing the Albert Burn saddle in the western arm of Mt Aspiring National Park down […]


EPIC ADVENTURE GETS UNDERWAY IN WANAKA FOR 2015 GODZone

Racing is underway at the world’s largest expedition-length adventure race and New Zealand’s premier adventure event, GODZone. A powerful contingent of 52 adventure racing teams crossed the start line at Fantail Falls beside the famous Haast Pass Rd near Wanaka at 8 0 clock this morning. Competitors jostled for position directly in front of the […]


GODZONE TEAM MATES COMPETE IN SPEIGHT’S COAST TO COAST

Media Release from 100% PURE Racing February 16th, 2015   For immediate release GODZONE TEAM MATES COMPETE IN SPEIGHT’S COAST TO COAST As New Zealand’s premier adventure race GODZone prepares to get underway late next week in Wanaka, several high profile adventure racers were seen out and about competing at the Speight’s Coast to Coast over the […]