Christchurch will be hosting the South Island Spring Challenge in 2020, an all women adventure race.
Spring Challenge is one of the gems of New Zealand adventure racing, where teams of three women take part in the adventure that includes rafting, mountain biking, hiking and navigation. The event was the vision and creation of 5 x Adventure Racing World Champion Nathan Fa'avae.
The event registration and awards ceremony will be held in the central city area, so for accommodation it is suggested teams stay in the city area.
Non-technical mountain biking, trail and easy off-trail hiking:
3 hour (beginner, 3 to 6 hours)
6 hour (intermediate, 6 to 12 hours)
9 hour (advanced, 9 to 20 hours)