Date for 2017 TBA


Flemings Road, Sefton, Nth Canterbury

Follow the signposts from SEFTON.

Up Pemberton's Road, straight ahead onto Bruce's Road. Right at Tee intersection onto Marshman's Road, Left into Fleming's Road.

Plenty of off-road parking.

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. $ 49.00 per person. Classes –Mens, Womens & Inter-Service Teams.

1 lap – OPEN - designed to challenge most of us mere mortals. $ 49.00 adults. $ 39.00 juniors 13 - 18yrs. 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. $ 25.00

Go to "ENTER" link for entry date cut-off and late entry fees.

The Course

One lap is about 6kms around.

In that lap there will be water, mud, various obstacles that you have to climb over/under/through, a barbed wire 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.

Fancy Dress

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Any entrant can be short-cutted or withdrawn from the event in the interests of their safety if they are considered to be struggling unduly by the Medical Staff.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

Points awarded from overall finishing position - 1 point for first place, 2 points for second, etc.
Lowest team total wins. If a team of four suffers a DNF then the DNF will equal last place points.

A business may enter as many teams as it likes. Minimum is still four per team. EG - Printhouse Red, Printhouse Blue, etc.

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

NOTE: - It was 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 have changed the make-up so any group of mates, work mates, etc. can make up their own "label" and enter.

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.
13+ 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 moulded 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.


Plenty of spectator parking off road

Food and Drinks

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


To be advised who is doing these.

Refund Policy


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