September 09, 2017

Xplorer Fitness Challenge - 1 Day Epic Adventure Challenge

September 09, 2017 Oahu HonoluluHI  96816 View Map Organized by Xplorer Fitness Challenge

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About this event

September 09, 2017
Saturday
Oahu HonoluluHI  96816
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Event Description: The Xplorer 1 Day Epic Challenge is a rigorous and eventful 10-hour day of non-stop racing from the infamous steep trail ascent of Pu‘u Manamana, wild waters of Kaneohe, ending with the breathtaking Kahana Bay.

Event details and schedule

Distance: 17+ miles

Ascent: 2,000 feet

Descent: 2,050 feet

Calories Burned: 9,000

Included: Equipment, Guides, Watermen, Lifeguards, Timing, Water and Light Snacks

Recommended Gear: Waterproof camera or GoPro, GPS-enabled watch, HRM, hydration backpack (recommended 2.0L or more), sunglasses, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat, reef shoes, trail running shoes, preferred nutrition and hydration supplements

Length of Time: 10 to 12 hours

Activities: Trekking, Road Running, Beach Running, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Outrigging 

Sequence of Events:

-          The timer starts with a trail ascent ridge challenge on Pu’u Manamana (Crouching Lion Trail) where you will race up 0.75 miles with a heart pounding ascent of 1,000 feet past knife-edged trails.

-          Upon reaching the infamous summit, you will be able to see the facade of Crouching Lion and Kahana Bay.

-          SAFELY make your way back down to the trailhead where you will pick up the pace and run 4 miles to Kualoa Regional Park.

-          Grab a stand up paddle board (SUP) and carry the SUP while running on the beach for 0.3 miles to the water entry past the wave barrier.

-          Paddle on your SUP for 0.3 miles to Chinaman’s Hat and disembark.

-          Fast trek around the island before quickly hiking to the top of the “Hat” where you will grab a flag before paddling back to the point of origin at Kualoa Regional Park.

-          For the next water challenge, jump into a kayak and paddle 3 miles to Ahu’olaka (Sand Bar) in the middle of Kaneohe Bay where you will either disembark or find a way to anchor yourself.

-          Search for a rock with your name on it, and bring it back with you during the 3-mile paddle to the point of origin at Kualoa Regional Park.

-          The last water challenge is in an outrigger canoe (OC1) paddling 5 miles to Kahana Bay.

-          You will surf in the OC1 into the bay for a fast 1.5-miles on the lush and jungle-like Kahana River and back 1.5 miles to the bay.

-          The long day will end at the beautiful Kahana Bay where the timer will stop.

 

 

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