BRECA RUN/ SWIM 37km 17km

April 2020

The Bay of Islands is iconic: famous for its white-sand beaches, pristine islands, lagoons and turquoise waters. It's an area rich in wildlife, known for its beauty and history. These courses follow the classic island-hopping swimrun format over the Bay's stunning islands, before the grand finish at the Otehei Bay island resort. This is like no other place... just incredible! A MUST DO. 

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BRECA BAY OF ISLANDS

Date: 14th April 2019 | Run: 27.4km | Swim: 10km | Transitions: 24 | Total: 37.3km
COURSE MAP | ROUTE CARD | ELEVATION PROFILE

  • Estimated completion time: 6-11 hours

  • Terrain: sections of technical, off-trail running; rock-hopping; island crossings; steps; steep slopes

  • Swimming: technical transitions, ocean swims, high likelihood of swell

  • Difficulty: hard. To complete this race you need a high level of fitness and should be comfortable swimming in the ocean

BRECA BAY OF ISLANDS SPRINT

Date: 13th April 2019 | Run: 13km | Swim: 4.2km | Transitions: 16 | Total: 17.2km
COURSE MAP | ROUTE CARD

  • Estimated completion time: 2.5-5 hours

  • Terrain: sections of technical, off-trail running; rock-hopping; island crossings; steps; steep slopes

  • Swimming: technical transitions, ocean swims, high likelihood of swell

  • Difficulty: medium. To complete this race you need a medium-to-high level of fitness and should be comfortable swimming in the ocean