Secondary Schools Adventure Racing Champs

Hawke's Bay

12th April – 14th April 2019


In 2019 GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race has some changes, more details are to come!   

GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race  - Explore, Challenge, Grow.

A Three-Hour event - 3 Hour Explorer - For years 7 -10

A Six-Hour event - 6 Hour Adventure - For years 9 and above

The Twelve-Hour event - GO-4-12 Challenge NISSARC - For Secondary School years 10 and above.  


The race is coordinated on behalf of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council and Multisport NZ by David Tait, who created the event in 2006. It is an authentic adventure race with the core disciplines consisting of mountain biking, walking/running, kayaking, rope skills and navigation.
The teams of four will face both physical and mental challenges while covering a picturesque course designed by experienced adventure racers. Competitors will complete a course involving up to 10 different adventure activities for 12 hours nonstop.

The event is limited to 50 teams. This makes it the largest event of its kind in New Zealand if not the world. This is truly an event that is fast growing to be one of the most significant youth sports events in New Zealand.


GO-4-12 TRACKME Race page link

GO-4-12 2018 Photos link by Chris Helliwell NZEXPOSED Photography 



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