Roger & David

April 7, 2017
Roger and David have left their run right to the end, joining just 40 hours before the race!! They are no easy beats however....... Roger has run the course both forwards and backwards, so kind of knows what he's up to. David has been laid off running at the moment, so is no...
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Dave & Tim

March 15, 2017
Dave (running) and Tim (biking) join the challenge from Mike Greer Homes in Christchurch. Dave lost a bet, and having already pawned the children he really had no other option. We're told his hobbies include stamp collecting, chess, and scrap booking the Royal Family photos...
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Ants & Nick

March 14, 2017
Anthony and Nick join the Challenge after a bit of dutch courage, plus some casual arm twisting (we're told the internet and drinking don't mix). Ants is the lead culprit. Having bought a bike for Christmas he's finally decided he better act on his good intentions and get fi...
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Gareth & Chavo

Stepping up to represent the mighty St. Pats are Gareth and Chavo. Gareth is taking on the bike leg, mainly because he's a good bugger and really couldn't think of an excuse not to. He's also putting a shout out to borrow a bike for the day – apparently he doesn't think th...
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After losing their playground in the Porthills Rachel and Sumo have been looking for some great trails in different parts of the South Island (enter the Whitehorse!). Rachel has a history of hunting out unique running challenges, including a marathon along the Great Wall of ...
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Tim & Brett

March 5, 2017
After a long period sitting on the fence, Tim and Brett have finally decided to take the plunge and enter a team. Brett, a local stock agent, is described by his friends as a "shit at golf, pool, and darts", but they did concede he can ride a bike (he likes to ride around la...
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Team NRG!

March 2, 2017
A Rotary Club has accepted the Waimate challenge and joined the race! Leon (running) and Aydan (biking) are members of the Next Rotary Generation (NRG) Club Invercargill which has the scary claim of having an average age of 28, and 80% female membership – not your typical ...
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Born to Run....

Stop the press people, the High School are now in the running. With very able representation from head boy Daniel Buckingham, and the mighty, esteemed, and revered teacher Matthew Simonsen they could be considered hot favourites. Daniel will certainly be one to watch on the ...
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Team Crazy Mountain Warriors

February 23, 2017

Lucie & Alan

With hobbies like climbing Mt. Cook for fun, it's no wonder we've nicknamed Lucie and Alan's team crazy! And that's just the warm-up act – Lucie is about to compete in GodZone, a mental 7 day event, covering 450km, with a vertical climb of 10km (all with only 2 hours sleep...
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Team Breathe Easy

Fiona and Ben Stratford are stepping up off the couch with the awesome goal of supporting fundraising for the North Otago Asthma Society (NOAS). The NOAS are committed to encouraging better health and wellness by encouraging asthmatic kids to participate in sporting activiti...
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