Scenic Images From Challenge Wanaka

Images of the tough, “honest” and breathtakingly beautiful Challenge Wanaka course.

Photo: Simon Watts

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There’s a reason Challenge Wanaka made our list of 16 Bucket-List Triathlons. It’s considered a tough, “honest” and breathtakingly beautiful (as in Lord of the Rings-beautiful) course and is set in a charming alpine resort town. See images from the past two runnings of the race above, and check back for images from the 2015 version this weekend.

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