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MOUNT RACES

 

 ULTIMATE OBSTACLES  (3KM) 

Saturday April 29th 2023
Wave start from: 9.20am

 

Want to try obstacle course racing?... or go hard over a shorter distance.

We've got the event for you!!! Over 3km you'll tackle all 20 of our obstacles.

A great introduction for anyone with a base level of  functional fitness and above. 

The course starts in the soft sand in front of the Mount Maunganui Surf Club.

You head away from the Mount on main beach where your obstacles begin.

After 1.5km of sand obstacles you'll head through the sand dunes to complete a 500m out and back 20 litre jerry can march before heading back towards the Mount.

You'll collect a 15kg sandbag at the bottom of Mount Drury and carry it to the summit and back. You’ll then continue to complete obstacles as you head back towards the Mount. 


Fail to complete any of the first 20 obstacles ... our race officials will direct you to a penalty box where you'll complete an alternative task before rejoining the race.


You'll enter the finishing chute and come across the line to receive your well-earned medal.



What you receive:
⦁    One-of-a-kind Ultimate Athlete T-Shirt
⦁    Finisher Medal
⦁    Timed race results
⦁    On-course aid stations and medical assistance
⦁    Athlete Bag Drop
⦁    Athlete Recovery area at the finish line

Age categories:

Male & Female
⦁   Open: 18 - 35
⦁   Masters: 35 - 49
⦁   Masters Plus: 50+

All races start in age group waves

Prizes awarded for the top 3 place-getters. The award ceremony will take place after the final individual crosses the finish line/latest possible time.

 

UNDER ARMOUR

ULTIMATE BEAST (10KM) 

Saturday April 29th 2023
Wave start from: 12.00pm
Elite Start: 10.30am

 

A 10km course with 40 obstacles that will push you to your limits. And with prize money up for grabs for our top-placed male and female elite athletes, the competition really gets real.

The course starts in the soft sand in front of the Mount Maunganui Surf Club. You head away from the Mount on main beach where your obstacles begin.

After 1.5km of sand obstacles you'll head through the sand dunes to complete a 500m out and back 20 litre jerry can march before heading back towards the Mount.

You'll collect a 15kg sandbag at the bottom of Mount Drury and carry it to the summit and back. You’ll then continue to complete obstacles as you head back towards the Mount. 16 obstacles done!!

 

You'll continue around Mauao’s 3-kilometre base track in an clockwise direction.


Fail to complete any of the first 20 obstacles ... our race officials will direct you to a penalty box where you'll complete an alternative task before rejoining the race.

 

You'll then take on a second lap of the 20 obstacles, complete any penalties.... then through to the finish line.

What you receive:
⦁    One-of-a-kind Ultimate Athlete T-Shirt
⦁    Finisher Medal
⦁    Timed race results
⦁    On-course aid stations and medical assistance
⦁    Athlete Bag Drop
⦁    Athlete Recovery area at the finish line

Age categories:
Male & Female
⦁   Open: 18 - 35
⦁   Masters: 35 - 49
⦁   Masters Plus: 50+

All races start in age group waves

Elite Registration:
To be eligible for the prize money you must register as an elite athlete. 

Elite Prize money:
(male, female)

1ST PLACE $3000.00 NZD
2ND PLACE $1000.00 NZD

3RD PLACE $500.00 NZD



Prizes awarded for the top 3 place-getters in each category. The award ceremony will take place after the final individual crosses the finish line/latest possible time.

*Only Elite Athletes are eligible for prize money
(18 years and over) (Athletes under 18 will be accepted on a case by case basis. Please email info@ultimateathlete.co.nz )

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 ULTIMATE CHALLENGE  (6KM) 

Saturday April 29th 2023
Wave start from: 9.00am

 

Our 6-kilometre course is achievable for anyone with a basic level of fitness. Walk or run, it's your choice. Complete the 20 obstacles in your own time. Have fun!!

The course starts in the soft sand in front of the Mount Maunganui Surf Club. You head away from the Mount on main beach where your obstacles begin.

After 1.5km of sand obstacles you'll head through the sand dunes to complete a 500m out and back 20 litre jerry can march before heading back towards the Mount.

You'll collect a 15kg sandbag at the bottom of Mount Drury and carry it to the summit and back. You’ll then continue to complete obstacles as you head back towards the Mount. 16 obstacles done!!

 

You'll continue around Mauao’s 3-kilometre base track in an clockwise direction.


Fail to complete any of the first 20 obstacles ... our race officials will direct you to a penalty box where you'll complete an alternative task before rejoining the race.


You'll enter the finishing chute and come across the line to receive your well-earned medal.


Take your time to enjoy refreshments and snacks in the Athlete Recovery area.

What you receive:
⦁    One-of-a-kind Ultimate Athlete T-Shirt
⦁    Finisher Medal
⦁    Timed race results
⦁    On-course aid stations and medical assistance
⦁    Athlete Bag Drop
⦁    Athlete Recovery area at the finish line

Age categories:

Male & Female
⦁   Open: 18 - 35
⦁   Masters: 35 - 49
⦁   Masters Plus: 50+

All races start in age group waves

Prizes awarded for the top 3 place-getters in each category. The award ceremony will take place after the final individual crosses the finish line/latest possible time.

 

 ULTIMATE TEAMS  (6KM OR 10KM) 

Saturday April 29th 2023
6km wave start from: 9.10am
10km wave start from: 12.10pm

 

Our races are super fun, especially when you are doing it with your mates, your work colleagues, your sports team buddies, or your family!

Choose your distance! Ultimate Teams is run over the Beast (10km) and the Challenge (6km).

Team consist of 3-6 people.


Help your teammates along the way, your team time stops when the last person in your team crosses the the finish line.

 

Categories:

⦁    Mixed

⦁    Male

⦁    Female

What you receive:
⦁    One-of-a-kind Ultimate Athlete T-Shirt
⦁    Finisher Medal
⦁    Timed race results
⦁    On-course aid/hydration stations and medical assistance
⦁    Athlete Bag Drop
⦁    Athlete Recovery area at the finish line

Prizes awarded for the top 3 place-getters in each category. The award ceremony will take place after the final individual crosses the finish line/latest possible time.

 

 ULTIMATE KIDS  (1KM OR 2KM) 

Friday April 28th 2023
Wave start from: 4.00pm

 

The Ultimate Kids Fun Run offers young athletes the opportunity to feel the excitement of competition while enjoying the outdoors and promoting healthy living. Parents, family, and friends are invited to cheer on these racers while enjoying the area and family-centred event.  We encourage ages 2 -12 years to participate in our Ultimate Kids Fun Run. Kids can be accompanied by 1 adult

What you receive:

⦁    One-of-a-kind Ultimate Kids T-Shirt

⦁    Ultimate Kids Finisher’s Medal

 

Two race options:

1. 1-kilometre course

The kids race begins at the Ultimate Athlete start line and completes a 1km loop of the course including some of our best obstacles.

2. 2-kilometre course

The 2km completes two laps of the 1km course.

Late entries for Ultimate Kids will be accepted at the Event Registration up until 3.45pm.

 

However, we cannot guarantee the availability of a T-Shirt or Medal for late entries as we have limited numbers available.

 

 ULTIMATE SCHOOLS

3KM COURSE

Friday 28th April 2023
Intermediate School Details

Waves start from: 1.00pm

Course: Over a 3-kilometre course you'll test yourself with 14 obstacles.

 

Starting in front of the Mount Maunganui Surf Club with a soft-sand start, ​our 3km non competitive course gets straight into the obstacles.

After some sand-based obstacles, you’ll come up onto the boardwalk and continue to complete obstacles as you head away from the Mount.

Fail to complete an obstacle ... our race officials will direct you to a penalty box where you'll complete an alternative task before rejoining the race.

Complete the obstacles by yourself or team up with a friend or group of friends to help you along the way. Be as competitive as you want.

Head down onto the beach opposite Banks Avenue and start your soft-sand journey back to Mauao where you'll complete more obstacles as you work your way towards the finish line in front of the surf club.

Intermediate Categories:

●    Year 7 girls
●    Year 7 boys
●    Year 8 girls
●    Year 8 boys

Prices

  • 3km Non competitive - $20 (not timed)

School Information

No online entries - Schools please send a list of your students with names, year and gender to info@ultimateathlete.co.nz before 21/04/23.

Your school will be subsequently invoiced for the amount students taking part.

Health and Safety Plan available on request

ENTRY DETAILS TO COME
 

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