By now you are probably committed to New Zealand’s ultimate Mountain Bike: the Lake Hawea Epic. This is a challenging event you will have a huge amount of love and respect for. LOVE because of the spectacular scenery (and freshly made scones) and RESPECT because it is one of the most challenging yet rewarding events you will ever have the pleasure to race.
The Contact Epic is the longest Mt Bike event on New Zealand soil (125km or 95km). This makes it a major personal challenge for anyone willing to accept.
Wanting to become a more efficient Mt bike rider over difficult terrain and improve your overall endurance? Why not commit to this unbelievable event in a magical part of New Zealand.
Your 12 week Lake Hawea Epic training program is professionally planned and periodised by Dougal Allan (record holder and multiple champion). It will help you improve your pacing, performance and off-road technical skills. Because this off-road endurance Mt Bike race is such a huge personal commitment our aim is for you to be hugely satisfied with your result and experience once the big day is done and dusted.
Is it your first time around Lake Hawea? Are you trying to beat an old personal best? Your program is designed to deliver. Not only will you be pushing km’s on your bike, it will also factor in recovery, nutrition and interesting drills to ensure your training isn’t monotonous and your always heading in the right direction. Your training load will be managed to avoid injury and give you the best chance of feeling ready to race once April rolls around.
Accountability is so important when training for an event. This is where many online training programs fail to deliver. Usually you will choose your program, remain inspired for a week or two then motivation or commitment to the plan starts to drop off. During your time training with DA Endurance you will continue to receive the support needed to ensure you are making full use of your program. Furthermore you will receive weekly e mails asking about your training and progress to ensure you are staying on task and your program is working for you. It’s important to us that you arrive at the start line with the confidence of knowing you have had the best lead up possible.
Check out my race experiences HERE. (coming soon)
LAKE HAWEA EPIC STARTER
LAKE HAWEA EPIC INTERMEDIATE
LAKE HAWEA EPIC EXPERIENCED
LAKE HAWEA CLASSIC DISTANCE STARTER
LAKE HAWEA CLASSIC DISTANCE INTERMEDIATE
LAKE HAWEA CLASSIC EXPERIENCED
Are you considering you training for a multi-discipline endurance event such as Red Bull Defiance, Coast to Coast , XTERRA or a Triathlon? Check out my coaching options HERE.
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