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The WILD Overnighter - Wild Challenges

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The WILD Overnighter

1st June 2022 to 31st August 2022
The WILD Overnighter

Epic photo by Sean Beale.

Challenge Type: Flash Challenge

Challenge Goal: Points

About the Challenge:

With the right gear, night running can be fantastic. If you've got your eye on The WILD with its long hours and gnarly terrain you'll definitely want to get in some night time practice.

This WILD Overnighter challenge is designed to help motivate you to train through those long dark hours.

Points for this challenge are awarded based on each hour of the day (and night) you run through, with more points earnt in the deeper night hours.

Points Per Hour

  • 7am to 7pm = 1 point per hour
  • 8pm to 9pm = 2 points per hour
  • 10pm - 3 points per hour
  • 11pm - 4 points per hour
  • 12am - 3am: 5 points per hour
  • 4am: 4 points per hour
  • 5am: 3 points per hour
  • 6am: 2 points per hour

You earn points for running any part of that hour, for example, a thirty-minute run starting at 22:05 will earn you 3 points (10pm = 3 points)

A long overnight mission for example:

Run time: 18:45 - 05:10

Points awarded: 

18:00: 1
19:00: 1
20:00: 2
21:00: 2
22:00: 3
23:00: 4
00:00: 5
01:00: 5
02:00: 5
03:00: 5
04:00: 4
05:00: 3

Total: 40 points

Multiday missions count too!

Challenge Prizes:

Free The WILD Entry

Up for grabs is a free entry to the Further Faster 50-mile event at the inaugural running of The WILD on December 10th 2022*. The prize will be drawn as a spot prize. Each point you earn gives you one chance in this draw.

Instagram Photo Prize

We also have five The WILD trucker caps to give away during the challenge. Just post your epic run photos to Instagram account using #wildovernighter and tagging @wildthingsnz and @thewildepicmtruns. This is open to anyone; you don't have to be part of this challenge!

* NB the 50 mile event requires all entrants to meet the qualification criteria for the race. If you’re interested but have not yet received your Warrant of Wildness you can apply here. If you don’t qualify or would prefer to enter a shorter distance then your prize can be used for a free entry to the 20 mile run instead.

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Wild Explorer Challenge Total
1 Blue Tangiora 224.00
2 Koleighne Ford 187.00
3 Rachael Tobeck 127.00
4 James Goodwill 119.00
5 Sanjeev Deo 111.00
6 Lisa Ainley 97.00
7 Richard Jackson 96.00
8 Helen Brunner 88.00
=9 Raewyn Peters 85.00
=9 Tim Carpenter 85.00
11 Scott Ferguson 81.00
12 Mark Craig 79.00
13 Joe Benbow 76.00
=14 Tony Sharpe 75.00
=14 Allysia Kraakman 75.00
16 Sam Mowat 73.00
17 Kyle Malone 68.00
18 Debbi Bamfield 66.00
=19 Simon Budd 65.00
=19 Ian Gilmour 65.00
21 Murray Taylor 64.00
=22 Victoria Gallagher 63.00
=22 Steve Anderson 63.00
=24 Nikki Kear 62.00
=24 Sarah Coxon 62.00
=24 Kat Webber 62.00
27 Rachel Hart 61.00
28 Jo Bailey 59.00
29 Steve Beatson 58.00
30 Tamsen Walker 55.00
31 Paul Forbes 54.00
32 Jennifer Hancock 52.00
33 Callum Templeton 51.00
=34 Max Stenhouse Burgess 50.00
=34 Matt Bixley 50.00
=34 Katie Ridley 50.00
=34 Jeremy Wheeler 50.00
=38 Jasmine MNijel 49.00
=38 Heather Leslie 49.00
=40 Fiona Stubbs 48.00
=40 Phil Gerard 48.00
42 Angela Hewlett 47.00
43 Samuel Grave 45.00
=44 Megan Hinton 43.00
=44 Malcolm Law 43.00
=46 Rachel Bridgewater 42.00
=46 Sarah Bauer 42.00
=46 Geoffrey Smith 42.00
=46 Keri Devine 42.00
=50 Michael Loftus 41.00
=50 Jeremy Edwards 41.00
=50 Rebecca Edgecombe 41.00
=53 Shonagh North 40.00
=53 Lu Rvs 40.00
=55 Sandi Cooper 38.00
=55 James Brewer 38.00
=57 Jayde Kruger 36.00
=57 Tim Purchase 36.00
=57 Dennis de Monchy 36.00
=60 Alice Sagar 35.00
=60 Brook van Reenen 35.00
62 Heidi Su 34.00
=63 Simon Rea 33.00
=63 Magnus Hammarsal 33.00
=63 Corey Woodward 33.00
=63 Derek Mc goldrick 33.00
=67 Jon Culley 32.00
=67 Zack Reimer 32.00
=69 Taye Pugh 31.00
=69 Paul Nicholas 31.00
=71 Sofia Peters 30.00
=71 Jamie Calder 30.00
=71 June Hart 30.00
74 Craig Monkman 28.00
=75 Lynda Watson 27.00
=75 Jonathan Drake 27.00
=77 Matt Barton 26.00
=77 Heather McDonald 26.00
=77 Conor Keena 26.00
=80 Matt Rowbotham 24.00
=80 Pip Guthrey 24.00
82 Mike Kerr 23.00
=83 Stefanie Parks 22.00
=83 Erwin Versleijen 22.00
=83 Lynette ELFICK 22.00
=86 Luca Ahumada 20.00
=86 Andy Crosland 20.00
=86 Rachel Shields 20.00
=86 Olivia Harris 20.00
=86 Caro Orum 20.00
=91 Adam Mullally 16.00
=91 Stephen Bates 16.00
93 Karl Zimmerman 15.00
94 Adam Clifford 14.00
95 Rob Bathgate 13.00
96 Steve Tripp 11.00
=97 Ryan Hattle 10.00
=97 Mike Monastra 10.00
=99 Katie Oliver 8.00
=99 Gerald Masters 8.00
=99 Quinn Hawkins 8.00
=99 Michael Krause 8.00
103 Garry Walker 6.00
104 Hajo Spaethe 4.00
=105 Chrissy Schreiber 3.00
=105 Ben Mcdrury 3.00
107 Paul Rose 2.00
=108 Holly Barclay 0.00
=108 Nico Wildthing 0.00

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