Arrow 6+6 Adventure Race
27 April 2019
This race is an entry-level race, but a base level of fitness is required including the ability to ride a mountain bike. It is assumed the fastest teams will complete each stage in 4-5 hours with all teams able to complete it in 6 hours. There will be 2 periods of dark racing, in the evening of stage 1 and early morning on stage 2. The course details will be secret until race day but it will be contained within the Sandy Point and Oreti Beach areas. You will be given the maps on race day with time to study them. No advanced map reading skills are required. The race will include MTB, orienteering, trekking, kayaking and a secret stage.
6+6 = One 6 hour (max) stage each day Stage 1 – Saturday 2pm – 8pm Stage 2 – Sunday 7am until 1pm
08.30am Camp Site opens 09.00am Registrations open 10.30 - 11.45am Bike TA opens, bikes and biking gear to be dropped off. This is your teams responsibility. (15 minute drive each way from camp site. Any surplus trekking gear is to be carried by teams on bikes) 12.30pm Race briefing and maps given out 1.15pm Bus leaves for race start
1. Working MTB, repair kits and spare bike tubes2. MTB must have a working rear light3. Bike helmet 4. Head lamp at all times 5. Hat and gloves 6. Jacket to be carried at all times7. 2 cell phones per team in a waterproof case or dry bag8. Basic First Aid Kit and survival blanket to be carried by 1 team member at all times 9. Water and food 10. Camping equipment, tent, sleeping bags, etc. 11. Spare batteries