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Women’s Adventure Race Sells Out In Eight Minutes

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Some athletic hopefuls may have been left a little dispirited after entries in an all-female adventure race being held in Hawke’s Bay for the first time next year had to be closed after just eight minutes on the market.

All 408 entries were sold in record time on Tuesday, meaning that with four to each line-up 1632 women will take part in the mystery race on March 27-29 next year.

Competitors will be told the exact location only the night before the start.

The trekking, kayaking and mountain bike event was first held in Rotorua in 2016, followed by Taupō the next year, Whakatāne in 2018 and in the Gisborne region last year.

Photo: A team getting ready for the first Spirited Women Adventure Race near Rotorua three years ago. The fifth annual race is in Central Hawke’s Bay next March

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Posted: 7 June 2019

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