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RACE INFO

RACE INFO

ITINERARY FOR RACINGTHEPLANET: NEW ZEALAND 2019

Host Town

Pre-Race: Wanaka

Post-Race: Queenstown

Both iconic towns are served by Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Thursday, 28 February 2019
  • Volunteers arrive (anytime) to the host town
  • Volunteers stay overnight in the host town
Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Volunteer training (all day)
  • Competitors arrive to the host town of Wanaka and stay overnight in the assigned race hotel
  • Priority Check-In for the 4 Deserts Club members (time to be confirmed)
Saturday, 2 March 2019
  • Competitor Briefing (compulsory for ALL competitors)
  • Competitor Check-In, including administrative, medical and equipment review
  • Departure for Camp 1
Sunday, 3 March 2019
  • Start / Stage 1
Monday, 4 March 2019
  • Stage 2
Tuesday, 5 March 2019
  • Stage 3
Wednesday, 6 March 2019
  • Stage 4
Thursday, 7 March 2019
  • Stage 5
Friday, 8 March 2019
  • Stage 5 (continued)
Saturday, 9 March 2019
  • Stage 6
  • Conclusion of the race
  • Bus transfer to the host town of Queenstown
  • Awards Banquet
  • Competitors and volunteers overnight in the host town of Queenstown
Sunday, 10 March 2019
  • Race activities have concluded and you are ready to depart or continue your travels in New Zealand
*Note that all times are approximate and may change.