The Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust
Challenge Wanaka is run by The Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust together with a team of dedicated individuals with many of years of event experience between them, all united by the desire to provide athletes with one of the most memorable long distance races of their careers.
The Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust is a charitable trust whose primary objective is to arrange and provide events and activities having a sporting, recreational and/or social value for the benefit of the citizens of both the Southern Lakes area and the citizens of New Zealand in general.
It applies the trust funds in and towards the benefit of the community and New Zealand in general by way of financial contribution towards the establishment and maintenance of recreational, educational and health facilities and services with particular reference to people having disabilities or other extraordinary needs.
Challenge Wanaka Team
Race Director - Victoria Murray-Orr
Event Director - Nicole Fairweather
Event Manager - Iona Sanders
Event Assistant – Anna McConville
Swim Leg Director - Marie Roxburgh
Bike Leg Director - Mel Saltiel
Run Leg Director - Terry Davis
Half Course Director - Bill Roxburgh
Volunteers Manager - Sally Norman
Logistics – Troy Campbell
Comms Director - Gemma Boyle
Transition Director - Grant Crotty
Gear Manager - Ray O’Brien