BLENHEIM Event Information - EVENT POSTPONED date TBA.

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Location, Date



Up Taylor Pass Rd, about 10 kms past the hospital on John & Jenny Meek's property.
Plenty of parking.


Online & by 11.59pm, Tuesday Tuesday TBA -

Adult $ 49.00 - 19 yrs and above. Junior $ 35.00 - 13 yrs to 18yrs. Kids $ 20.00 - 7yrs to 12yrs.

ON THE DAY - Adult $ 65.00 - 19 yrs and above. Junior $ 50.00 - 13 yrs to 18yrs. Kids $ 30.00 - 7yrs to 12yrs.

Please enter early.

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Timetable – Adults

8.00am – 10.30am: Registration
10.20am Judging the “Best Dressed”.
10.40am Briefing
11.00am: 2 Lappers
11.05am: 1 Lappers
1.45pm: Prize-giving.
Late entries – 8.00am – 10.00am No late entries after this time. (Please enter early & online)

Timetable – Kids

8.30am – 9.00am: Registration
9.15am START.

Parents / Caregivers

Please note that you may only assist the slower kids out on the course. The faster ones are to be left to their race.
Calling out positive encouragement is great.


2 laps – ELITE - 17yrs + more for the athlete-types.
Classes –Mens, Womens.

1 lap – OPEN - designed to challenge most of us mere mortals.
Classes – 13 -17yrs, 18 – 39yrs, 40yrs+ (Male & Female), Corporate Teams & Sports Clubs.

Kids – a shortened lap. For ages 7 – 12 years to have a challenge more fitting to their age.

The Course

The lap has yet to be measured but it will involve all the usual aspects of obstacle racing - water, mud, various obstacles that you have to climb over/under/through, a mud crawl and more.

You can treat this event as seriously or as socially as you like. It is designed to be fun for most and a competition for others.

Best Dressed

There will be a competition for the “Best Dressed” Male & Female - Judged before the event, obviously.

Time Cut Offs

All 2 lappers must have started their second lap by 12.00pm otherwise they will only be permitted to do the one lap.

Any entrant can be short-cutted or withdrawn from the event in the interests of their safety if they are considered to be struggling unduly by the Medical Staff.

Team Challenge. 1 LAP

A minimum of 4 people with no maximum on entries for the Team Challenge with the top four placings being used in determining the team finish.

A business may enter as many teams as it likes. Minimum four per team. E.G. More Fm Blue, More FM Red, etc

Lowest team total wins. If a team of four suffers a DNF then that DNF will equal last place points.

The top four placings being used in determining the team finish.

If teams are equal on points then the highest placed individual will determine the team placing.


It has been brought to my attention that there are some people who want to do the event as a team but have no corporate or sports affiliations.

So, I propose in a case like this those involved can make up their own "label" and enter in the Team section. After all, we can't take it too seriously can we? The BraveHeart Challenge is here for all to enjoy in whatever fashion they choose.


Every entry regardless of category or entry type is an Individual entry.
Yes, team entrants are recorded as individuals as well.

Age Limit.

7 – 12 years for the Kids’ event.
13yrs+ for the OPEN category.
17yrs+ for the ELITE category.
Limited numbers.

Each event has limited places available, so make sure you enter early to avoid disappointment as these events often sell out!
We will advise on the website if/when an event sells out.

What to wear.

It is compulsory to wear covered-in shoes during the event.
Football or Rugby boots with molded studs are acceptable.
However, running spikes or boots with aluminium studs are not permitted.
You will get wet and muddy. A full change of clothes is recommended including warm headwear and jacket for after your event.

Spectators & Parking

All of charge.

Food and Drinks

Hot food and beverages will be available from the venue for purchase – please bring cash as most places will not have Eftpos facilities.


We will endeavour to get a photographer to the event to record your efforts for your wall of fame.

Refund Policy

Up to the 25th November a 50% refund of entry fee will be given.

From 26th November to 4th December a 25% refund of entry fee will be given.

No refunds will be given within 7 days of the event.

In a case of event cancellation there will be a refund set at the organiser’s discretion.



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