• Date
    Saturday April 17, 2021
    to
    Saturday April 17, 2021
    past event
  • Type
    XC Race
  • Activities
    Mountain Bike E-Bike
  • Location
    Wānaka New Zealand
  • Email
    aaron41150@gmail.com
  • Website
  • Registration
    Open Paid
Race Details:

The Contact Epic is a journey of discovery, circumnavigating the shores of Lake Hawea, Wanaka, NZ. It is the longest and most scenic MTB event in NZ.

You have the choice of
160km, 125km, 95km or 35km legs. Plus a dedicated e-bike option for the 95km and 35km only.

Starts on the Hawea Dam and finishes in the garden bar of the Lake Hawea Hotel.

The event and land access is only available once a year. It takes in breath-taking scenery of the Southern Alps, Mt Aspiring and traverses through two High Country Stations.

While achievable for the weekend warrior, it is also regarded as NZ's test piece MTB race for endurance athletes and people with a sense of adventure.

This race is about old school mountain biking. Do it all on your terms.

No compulsory bike checks,
No gear lists,
No cotton wool,
No excuses.

Determination, preparation and planning will get you to the finish line with a sense of satisfaction that will be hard to beat.

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