Watch the second part of the first leg (MTB) of GODZone Chapter 6.
A number of Pure and Pursuit teams have been short coursed after failing to reach the cut off in time. Teams had to have left TA5 headed for the Matakitaki River by 7am this morning to continue on the full course. The river is closing to teams at 6.45pm tonight and not reopening again. The
There have been a few changes to teams as the Red Hills trek proved too much for some. Kelly Boyd from team 10 Epic Endurance decided to retire when the team reached TA3. The other three members, Dave Vitiikangas, Catherine Jensen and Meghan Thompson opted to continue unranked. Meanwhile, three members of team 55 CPR
A medical evacuation was triggered just before 4pm when team CPR Wanaka contacted the GODZone Race Headquarters to report that team member Mike Plimmer has suffered a knee injury while trekking in the Red Hills. He was unable to walk and has been picked up by helicopter. The team are continuing on as an unranked
Single tracks in Silvan Forest, TA2 and onto the first trek, on the Red Hills.