Contact Epic entries open.

  epic1CONTACT EPIC - NZ'S ULTIMATE MTB CHALLENGE:     April 18, 2015 The Contact Epic is a journey of discovery, circumnavigating the shores of Lake Hawea, Wanaka, NZ. Sited as NZ’s Ultimate MTB Challenge, this is more of an adventure than a race. You have the choice of 125km, 95km or 35km legsepic2 Starts on the Hawea Dam and finishes in the garden bar of the Lake Hawea Hotel. The event houses breath-taking scenery of the Southern Alps, Mt Aspiring and two high country stations. While achievable for the weekend warrior, it is also regarded as NZ's test piece MTB race for endurance athletes and people with a sense of adventure.epic3 This race is about mountain biking as it was. Do it all on your terms.
  •  no compulsory bike checks,
  • no gear lists,
  • no cotton wool
  • no excuses.
Determination, preparation and planning will get you to the finish line with a sense of satisfaction that will be hard to beat. Get a bunch of mates together and enjoy the ride or set out on your own ride that is unforgettable. Situated just over the hill from Queenstown international airport this race is now all the more accessible. Entries close March 30. For further information, to see some of the terrain for yourself and to enter go to  or contact Danielle at or on 0064 3 443 6090 epic4epic5           What are people really saying about this race? A must do, well organised and fantastic Dougie Hall Awesome, interesting, rugged, challenging, through beautiful country Steve Maluschnig Toughest day you have ever had, but one of the best - stunning scenery, excellent riding and a real feeling of achievement at the end Jonathan Gadd An adventure. The kind of day you never forget. Challenging and fun Paul Millet This is a Must Do Ride - Great Challenge that has something for everyone, from racing, doing a PB, to just completing. A very well organised event, lots of fun! Glenn Randle Challenging, long, hard, hilly, rocky, beautiful, awesome, well run, addictive Richelle Adams  

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